National Seawater Desalination Scheme and water transfer from the Persian Gulf to the centre of the Iranian plateau reviewed/ Development of the country depends on the sustainable management of various resources
National Seawater Desalination Scheme and water transfer from the Persian Gulf to the centre of the Iranian plateau for the provinces of Kerman, Yazd, Isfahan, Sistan and Baluchistan, South Khorasan and Khorasan Razavi was reviewed and discussed in a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani and the related officials.
In this meeting, which was held on Tuesday, the report of the ministries of Energy and Industry, Mine and Trade, and Department of Environment and the Plan and Budget Organisation regarding the transfer of water from the Persian Gulf to the centre of the Iranian plateau and how to resolve some of the necessary issues were presented and decisions were made.
Based on these decisions, the route of water transfer, financing and creation of the necessary infrastructure and the schedule of the project were determined and it was decided to inform the relevant agencies.
Emphasising the great importance of sustainable management of water resources as a strategic and sensitive issue in the country, the President said, “From the beginning of its term, the government has always emphasised the management of natural resources and environmental protection, including water supply and management”…