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Need to Uphold Anti-Dust Storm Campaign

Need to Uphold Anti-Dust Storm Campaign Need to Uphold Anti-Dust Storm Campaign

Khuzestan's governor general expressed satisfaction with the progress on a tree-planting scheme to combat the dust storms that regularly hit southern provinces, but called for measures to sustain that progress. "Sapling planting in the dust storms hotspots has progressed smoothly over the past few years," Gholamreza Shariati said on Friday, after paying a visit to the areas in the southwestern province covered by the project. 
"In some parts, however, the saplings have not grown well because of the intense heat, drought and lack of proper irrigation. Some of them are dead and need replacement," Shariati was quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency.

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