IDB allocates €200m to wastewater projects in Iran

Iran Materials 29 August 2012 17:28 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.29/ Trend F.Milad/

The Islamic Development Bank has approved a 200-million-euro loan for Iran to establish wastewater treatment facilities in rural areas.

Official Mehdi Samareh-Hashemi told the IRNA news agency that the sum will be spent to establish treatment plants at upstream areas around dams and rural regions to prevent from environment pollution.

Samareh-Hashemi, said in November 2011 that the country received a 50-million-dollar loan from the World Bank in late October for implementing wastewater projects in northern cities.

Iran has already received $145 million from the World Bank for the Tehran wastewater collection system, he added.