Newly appointed Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), Ali Kardor, said that development of joint oil and gas fields are still top priorities for Iran, SHANA reported.

Kador thus affirmed that the completion of South Pars and West Karoun oil fields development projects are top priority of the NIOC aimed at accomplishing the targeted goal of increasing the oil and gas production.

Kardor further underlined continuation of development policies in the oil and gas sector during the post-Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action era, and urged all staff and officials in the NIOC to do their best to help the company to achieve the position it deserves in world, Iran Project website wrote.

Iran’s Oil Minister, Bijan Zanganeh, appointed Kardor as the new NIOC MD for a course of two years.