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Energy Ministry: Int’l Expertise Needed to Alleviate Water Crisis

Water shortage has already taken a heavy toll on drought-stricken regions and a large number of farmers are facing serious problems in provinces like Khuzestan, Kerman and Isfahan
Energy Ministry: Int’l Expertise Needed to Alleviate Water Crisis
Energy Ministry: Int’l Expertise Needed to Alleviate Water Crisis

Tehran is keen on using international expertise and cooperating with global organizations to address its worsening water crisis, the energy minister’s advisor for international affairs said.
Mohammad Ali Farahnakian made the statement in a meeting with Martin Fisher, operations manager of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Iran, in Tehran on Thursday, IRNA reported.
“The two sides discussed ways of developing strategies to minimize consumption in water-intensive sectors, such as agriculture and industries, limit extraction of water from underground resources and curb the growing menace of land subsidence,” he said.

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