Tehran, April 18, IRNA - The 12th International Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Exhibition opened at Tehran's International Fairground on Wednesday.
First Vice-President Parviz Davoudi and Oil Minister Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh attended the inaugural ceremony of the five-day exhibition.
797 domestic and 510 foreign companies from 35 countries are participating at this event.
The exhibition is being held in a total area of more than 37,000 square meters, of which some 8,720 and 28,500 square meters are allocated to foreign and domestic companies, respectively.
The number of participants in the event indicates an increase of 15 foreign and seven domestic companies compared to the figures for the previous round.
The main objectives of the exhibition include attracting foreign investments, introducing final products, increasing market share, studying marketing, identifying opportunities for joint ventures and holding meetings with final consumers of products as well as current purchasers.
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