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Urmia Lake Restoration on Right Track

Es'haq Jahangiri, the first vice president (2nd L), visited Urmia Lake on April 1. Es'haq Jahangiri, the first vice president (2nd L), visited Urmia Lake on April 1.

The restoration of embattled Urmia Lake is still a high priority of the government, the first vice president said during a visit to the lake on Sunday. 
Es'haq Jahangiri emphasized that reviving the lake cannot be removed from the agenda, as the livelihood of a large population directly and indirectly depends on it, Mehr News Agency reported. 
"If need be, billions of dollars of foreign finance will be allocated to implement water transfer projects," he said. 
Water transfer, both from domestic and foreign bodies of water, had long been proposed as one of the solutions for Urmia Lake Restoration Project.
 

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