Iran to transfer Caspian Sea water to central regions soon
Azerbaijan, Baku, Apr. 7/ Trend F.Milad/
Iran will soon launch a plan to transfer water from the Caspian Sea to its central regions, Energy Minister Majid Namjoo said on Saturday.
He told IRNA news agency that the plan aims to provide central provinces with water for industrial and agricultural purposes.
Once the plan comes on stream, some 500 million cubic meters of water will be transferred per annum, he added.
He said that the plan has been developed based on the idea of connecting the Caspian Sea, in the north, with the Persian Gulf, in the south.