Tehran (IP) - Iran's Minister of Energy says amid the economic war on the country, 65 projects were put into operation.

Iran PressIran News: Reza Ardakanian said on Wednesday that in the last 8 years the ministry had constantly provided people with utility services despite the sanctions and the economic war.

Ardakanian pointed out: "In the last eight years, about 14,000 villages in Iran, with a population of more than 9 million people, have been connected to a safe and sustainable water network."

24 utility projects, with a credit of more than 902 billion Tomans, in eight provinces of Iran, were put into operation in the twelfth week of the utility project opening campaign.