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$880K Allocated to Fighting Wildfires

$880K Allocated to Fighting Wildfires $880K Allocated to Fighting Wildfires

The Plan and Budget Organization has allocated 150 billion rials ($880,000) to the Forests, Ranges and Watershed Management Organization to help battle wildfires across the country as the weather grows warmer.  
According to Masoud Mansour, the head of the Forests, Ranges and Watershed Management Organization, 110 fires have been extinguished in the Zagros Mountain Range region and southern provinces, such as Bushehr, Kohgilouyeh-Boyerahmad, Khuzestan, Hormozgan and Fars, in recent days, Mehr News Agency reported.
The official asked the Agriculture Ministry to provide helicopters for fighting the fires in mountainous and remote regions. 

 

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