Tehran, March 11, IRNA -- The manager of the 13th International Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Exhibition, Mohsen Aqajani said on Monday that 450 foreign companies have announced readiness to take part in the exhibition.
Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Aqajani said that 700 domestic companies have also registered to participate in the exhibit to be held from April 16-20, 2008 in Tehran International Fairground.
He added that the warm welcome of the reputable international oil firms indicates that Iran has great potentials and is of immense importance to the world, so that the threats and pressures of the US and certain western countries cannot isolate Iran.
He also said that the international event will fortunately coincide with the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Iran's oil industry .
He said foreign companies which will take part in the exhibition are from Britain, Germany, France, Russia, Austria, China, Spain, Norway, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Sweden, Japan, Poland, Romania, South Korea, Hong Kong and Belarus.
Referring to the on-line registration for the exhibition, Aqajani said that the registration will continue until the next notice.
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