(SHADA: TEHRAN) -- By using the capacities of the region and developing the services, agriculture and tourism sectors and with a per capita employment of less than 400 million Tomans, we can increase the level of employment in the province, Dejpasand said.
The Minister of Economy pointed out the importance of investing in the northern regions and added: We must take the approach of reducing adverse environmental impacts, significant added value and appropriate job creation.
Pointing to the special capacities of the three northern provinces of the country, Dejpasand said: With a regional view of the three Northern provinces, in terms of a chain approach to production, combining capabilities and increasing the utilization of the capacities of these provinces, we can meet a large part of the country's needs for various products, including agriculture and food.
Relying on and supporting young northern entrepreneurs, targeted investment and considering the capabilities of the region, we can own export-oriented brands, Dejpasand continued.
In the last three years, the toughest kind of sanctions have been imposed on us and oil revenues have dropped significantly, but fortunately with government funding with minimal adverse effects, in addition to paying the current costs, we can pay attention to construction costs as well, he said.