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Rial 2,220bn allocated for restoration of Orumiyeh Lake

Orumiyeh, Oct 28, IRNA- Chairman of the West Azerbaijan's Management and Planning Organization, pointing out the new government's ratification to revive Lake of Orumiyeh, said that 2,220 billion rials has been earmarked for the revival of the lake.

Nasser Hazrati added on Sunday that this amont is only part of the credit approved by the government, as the lake revitalization fund, in addition to West Azerbaijan, is directed at the operating ministries including the Agricultural Jihad, the Energy, the Department of Environment and the Forestry Organization as well as the East Azerbaijan and Kurdistan Provinces

Referring to the fact that the transfer of water from the south of the province to the lake is one of the most important projects related to the recovery of Lake of Orumiyeh, he stated, 'To implement this important project, nearly 10 trillion rials has already been earmarked and, with acceptable physical progress is running.'

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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