Iran starts water desalination project
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 9 / Trend T. Jafarov /
The implementation of the Caspian Sea water desalination project has started in the Mazandaran province in Iran, Iranian television reported.
The Khatam-ol-Anbia Headquarters of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps engaged in construction took responsibility for the project implementation.
"More than $1 billion will be allocated for the project implementation. The project will be implemented within two years," Safi Commander Mozafari-Shams said.
He added that modern technology will be used in the desalination.
After the process is over, the population will get drinking water.
The provinces of Qom and Siman will receive desalinated water. This will help solve the drinking water problem, he said.