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At president's order;

23 economic, infrastructural projects start operation/6,481 jobs created for Kordestan people

23 economic and infrastructural projects started operation on Saturday at President Rouhani's order.

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Sat 25 - March 2017 - 17:06

The projects, which started operation through videoconferencing, will create jobs for 6,481 people.
Water supply line to Saqez town from Cheraq Weis Dam, irrigation from Ziviyeh Dam, Serish Abad wastewater, electricity, internet, telephone, and other infrastructural and economic projects.
Dr Rouhani said: "Last year, roughly $225m has been spent in Kordestan province and in the current year, $200m has been allocated for development of the province".
"An important point in Kordestan province is that there is no problem implementing various projects in industrial and agricultural fields," he added.
Describing Kordestan as an important base for attracting investors, he said: "Exemplary security, unity and empathy in Kordestan, coupled with natural potentials are significant base for investors' activity".
He contrinued: "In the past, internet was considered a luxury service but today, we are witnessing 3G and 4G internet, as well as more bandwidth, even in villages".
"Last year, 100,000 jobs were created in the field of ICT and we expect 130,000 new jobs to be created in this field for the youth".
He continued: "The government attaches great weight to employment and one of the infrastructures required for this purpose is ICT, therefore, we believe that modern technologies must be used in this regard".
Dr Rouhani also said that the government pays a lot of attention to agriculture sector.

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