0850 GMT February 22, 2018
'Iran has implemented various reforms to play an active role in the global economy in the years ahead,' economic advisor to Iran's president Masoud Nili said at the opening ceremony of Euromoney Iran Conference in Paris, IRNA reported.
Following the implementation of the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran's oil sector enjoyed a significant progress in 2016, and the improvement extended to other sectors in 2017, he said.
Referring to productivity and the surge in investment as the key strategies of Iran's future economy, he said that the vast local market, important geopolitics, security and stability, proper infrastructures, trained labor and investing capacities in optimizing energy consumption are among the advantages Iran has for the investors.
The Euromoney Iran Conference will showcase the vast investment opportunities which Iran offers in capital markets, oil and gas, aviation, automotive, tourism and insurance industries.
Some Iranian officials, including Central Bank of Iran Governor Valiollah Seif, are attending the day-long conference.