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Cautionary Note on Mokran Development

The rush to start development projects in Mokran before environmental studies are complete has raised DOE’s concern
Mokran is a coastal strip along the coast of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman in the southeast of Iran. Mokran is a coastal strip along the coast of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman in the southeast of Iran.

The Department of Environment has cautioned against the early launch of development projects in the Mokran region of Sistan-Baluchestan Province while environmental studies have not been completed yet. 
Parvin Farshchi, DOE's marine environment deputy, stressed that no scheme should be implemented prior to the completion of ecological assessments. 
"Economical progress and job creation in Mokran is necessary, but hastiness in inaugurating the plans is a cause for concern," she told ISNA. 
A working group on the development of Mokran coastal strip has been holding discussions for two years, in which the DOE is an active member.

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