Tehran (IP) - Lawmakers obliged the Ministries of Energy and Industry, Mining and Trade as well as the Vice Presidency for Science to implement the Oman Sea water transfer project to Iran's southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Iran PressIran news: During the open session of Iran's Parliament on Wednesday, January 12, the lawmakers agreed with the principle of the single clause of the plan to transfer water from Sea of Oman to Sistan and Baluchestan province with 170 votes in favor, 31 votes against and 7 abstentions out of total of 228 parliamentarians present at the meeting.

The Ministry of Energy, in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade and also using the scientific potential of the Vice Presidency for Science, is obliged to invest in domestic or foreign investment in water extraction, desalination, water transfer and the use of salt and metal left over from the Oman Sea to take action to transfer water to Sistan and Baluchestan province.

The executive by-law of this law shall be compiled by the Ministry of Energy and approved by the Council of Ministers no later than 3 months after its approval.


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