Tehran (IP) - Iran's government spokesman says that the Raisi administration has signed 175 foreign investment projects with 21 counties worth 3.3 billion dollars.

Iran PressIran news: In response to Iran Press on the new administration's plan to develop economic ties with other countries within its first 100 days, Ali Bahadori Jahromi said Iran had attracted investment worth 268 million dollars during nearly four months.

Bahadori Jahromi added: "Despite sanctions, Iran, with its active diplomacy, succeeded at releasing its blocked foreign assets."

Ali Bahadori Jahromi further highlighted Iran's active foreign diplomacy, saying that the Raisi administration has gained promising results, including full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), attending the 15th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), and reaching an agreement signed on the gas swap.

He said that interacting with all countries, particularly the neighbors, is Iran's priority.

The 2022 budget aims at controlling inflation, he said.

Also, he noted that the submitted budget plan intends to activate most of the private sectors.
The administration will complete all projects left undone and pursue eradicating poverty, the spokesman added.

Referring to Iran's refineries, he said the budget plan intends to launch a refinery with 300,000 barrels of output per day, allocating 300 million dollars to develop the Abadan refinery to provide gas and increase export.

Highlighting the coronavirus mutations, he urged all people to observe the hygienic protocols still, though Iran has been successful in the nationwide vaccination.

Reported by Arezou Raoufi-Rad


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