Ali Rabiei Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare through a speech said that: "This contract has a price of 3/6 billion dollars equal to around 16 billion
Tomans, which would create about 6 thousand jobs for Masjed Soleyman area." He continued: "Fortunately, the final contract has been signed with a Chinese
company. We will do our best to expedite the work as much as possible. Commencing the work, one thousand jobs in construction sector will be available, then we
will be able to reduce the unemployment rate in the area." Finally, he apprised about his forecoming trip to the area.
Ali Asgar Zaheri the member of parliament from Masjed Soleyman and its environs said: "I am very happy to observe the signing of the contract in the presence of
the Minister which creates over 6 thousand jobs."
According to news site of Masjed Soleyman journalists; a member of Energy Commission of the parliament said: "This investment would prevent the selling of crude
products and wasting gas and would cause efficient use of resources and most importantly, create jobs in the region. I avail this opportunity to thank the Minister of
Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare and well respected Dr Davodi the Managing Director of Masjed Soleyman Petrochemical Industries Company and all those
who are involved in this joint work.
Dr. Davodi followed the matter and said: "I appreciate the valuable supports of the Minister, Dr. Eslamian and Dr. Baradaran specially with regard to
realize the Petro-Refinery project."
Then he emphasized that immediately after signing of the contract, it will be possible to prepare the needed license and do some other items. He
continued that: "During the sanctions, we got the licenses from Switzerland and Japan and completed the financing procedure. Now by the grace of
God and thanks to the Barjam, hopefully this project will be operated and carried on more quickly."