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At Dr Rouhani's order via videoconference;

National agricultural projects start operation in Sistan and Baluchestan

National projects of the Ministry of Agriculture Jihad in Sistan and Baluchestan province were put into operation on Thursday at President Hassan Rouhani's order.

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The first phase of the water pipeline project to Sistan Plain, including the construction of 16 pumping stations with a capacity of 39 cubic meters per second, supply of 52MW of electricity for pumping stations and 5,600 km of pipelines for 32,000 hectares of Sistan Plain were put into operation.

After receiving the Minister of Agriculture Jihad's report on the agricultural sector projects in Sistan and Baluchistan province, the President emphasised, "It was one of my promises that I made at the beginning of the government to the people of Sistan and Baluchistan, and I hope that by the end of the year, the entire project will be operational".

Dr Rouhani thanked the Supreme Leader for agreeing to withdraw from the National Development Fund for the implementation of water and soil projects in the country, adding, "I would like to thank the Supreme Leader for agreeing to withdraw from the National Development Fund".

Emphasising that with the work of the Minister of Agriculture Jihad and the Governor-General of Sistan and Baluchistan, all projects will be implemented and operational, the President said, "The products provided by these projects to the people of the region and the country are very valuable".

Dr Rouhani also asked about the situation of Sistan and Baluchistan province in terms of COVID-19 disease and the spread of coronavirus, stating that we will go through the difficult stages of this disease with the cooperation of the people and the observance of health protocols, adding, "We must try not to let coronavirus interfere with the country's infrastructure and production activities".

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