The commemoration ceremony for the forty-fifth
anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and the sixty-fifth year of Iran's
petrochemical industry, attended by managers and employees of the National
Petrochemical Company, took place with grandeur.
Shahmirzai extended his congratulations on the
occasion of the Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) ascension and the glorious victory of
the Islamic Revolution, stating, "Iran's petrochemical industry is
advancing with reliance on the capabilities, knowledge, and talents of its
"The completion of the value chain and the
creation of value-added are the strategic objectives of the value-creating
petrochemical industry in the thirteenth government," Shahmirzai said.
"Today marks 65 years since the commencement of the first petrochemical
operations in Iran; an industry that was entirely dependent on foreign sources
before the revolution but is now managed by domestic experts."
Shahmirzai added, "Indigenous production of
catalysts is one of the great achievements of Iran's petrochemical industry,
and we are currently earnestly indigenousizing all catalysts, with all
necessary catalysts expected to be domestically produced by the end of the
"Fortunately, today, many industrial needs,
including goods, equipment, and components, are manufactured by Iranian
companies and supplied to petrochemical plants," he said, noting that
production capacity has increased from 1.5 million tons before the revolution
to 95 million tons, achieving a sixty-fold growth.
Addressing the youth, Shahmirzai urged them to
protect the achievements of the revolution and the efforts of their parents in
various fields of the petrochemical industry, stating, "Do not allow
enemies and ill-wishers to harm the valuable ideals and achievements of the
glorious Islamic Revolution."
During the ceremony, recognition was given to the
sacrifices and bravery of veterans and war-disabled individuals of the National
Petrochemical Company for their valor and heroism during the Sacred Defense