Water Stress Eases in Western Regions

Farmland in western Kermanshah Province covers 950,000 hectares, producing more than 4 million tons of agricultural products a year, which is expected to triple by next summer
Water Stress Eases in Western Regions
Water Stress Eases in Western Regions

President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday inaugurated water projects via video conference in western Kermanshah and Ilam provinces costing $150 million.  
"The government has drawn on the National Development Fund of Iran for the key water projects," Rouhani told the inauguration ceremony also attended by his Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian, IRNA reported.
The projects transfer 900 million cubic meters of water per year from Sirvan River in Paveh County, Kermanshah Province, to Ilam Province.


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