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Iran FM, UNGA president meet in New York

Iran FM, UNGA president meet in New York

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian foreign minister and the current president of the UN General Assembly have sat down for talks in New York.In the Friday meeting, FM Mohammad Javad Zarif and Miroslav Lajčák exchanged views on the developments at the UN body, and the upcoming conference on sustaining peace.  They...

UN to contribute to solving ME frequent dust storms

UN to contribute to solving ME frequent dust storms

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Akhtar, the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, says that the dust storms hitting Iran, Iraq and some other ME countries will be investigated by UN support.“The dust storms crisis will be examined with the support of the United Nations,” said Shamshad Akhtar, the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, on Tuesday. Dr. Shamshad...

Iran hopes UN resolution on dust pollution to bring favorite results

Iran hopes UN resolution on dust pollution to bring favorite results

TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo says that after the adoption of UN resolution on combating sand and dust storms, Iran hopes for more developments in the field.Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo, said that the solution to the phenomenon of dust and mist pollution is serious national, regional, and...

Ministerial board of SDS conference releases declaration for future coop.

Ministerial board of SDS conference releases declaration for future coop.

TEHRAN, Jul. 05 (Press Shia Agency) – Ministerial board of International Conference on Sands and Dust Storms released a statement on the agenda for future cooperation.There has been a growing awareness of the global phenomenon of Sand and Dust Storms (SDS) and their global, regional, transboundary and multi-faceted impacts on the environment, climate, health, livelihoods, agriculture and...

Combatting dust storms demands regional, intl. coop.

Combatting dust storms demands regional, intl. coop.

TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s President Rouhani said planning, investment as well as regional and international cooperation were prerequisites to the fight against sand and dust storms.President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks while addressing the International Conference on Combating Sand and Dust Storms which kicked off Monday morning at Tehran's Islamic Summit Conference...

Iran to host 1st UN summit on dust storms in July

Iran to host 1st UN summit on dust storms in July

SANANDAJ, May 14 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Head of Department of Environment and VP Masoumeh Ebtekar said Tehran will host UN summit on dust storms in July.Sand and dust storms mostly originated from hotspots in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, and Central Asia are adversely affecting Iranian cities adjacent to the aforesaid areas and causing great discomfort for the poor dwellers. Ebtekar...

High-profile session addresses environmental pollution

High-profile session addresses environmental pollution

TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (Press Shia) – How would high-profile session succeed in effectively addressing pressing issues of airborne particles which have jeopardized the daily life of people in Khuzestan and other provinces in varying degrees?A session finally decides to hear the plights of the environment in the southwestern province of Khuzestan after reports of the pollution brought the issue to...

Government by Khuzestani people till solving problems

Government by Khuzestani people till solving problems

AHWAZ, Feb. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – President Rouhani has said his government is beside the people of Khuzestan province till solving its environmental problems. President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks in a national workshop held in Ahwaz on Thursday to discuss the ways to solve the environmental problems, including dust pollution, the city is dealing with. Rouhani, initially, honored the...

Pres. Rouhani arrives in Khuzestan province

Pres. Rouhani arrives in Khuzestan province

TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Ahwaz on Thursday morning to address the issue of dust and water pollution.“We would plan and make important decisions for problems Khuzestan is dealin with,” Rouhani said upon his arrival in Ahwaz among the reporters. President said that planning has started since the first days dust pollution hit the province...

UN committee approves Iran's resolution on dust pollution

UN committee approves Iran's resolution on dust pollution

TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran's initiative resolution for controlling and combating dust pollution phenomena was approved in the Second Committee of UN General Assembly on Friday.After two and a half months of negotiations in New York, Second Committee of UN General Assembly approved Iran's initiative to combat the dust pollution. The resolution has described the dust pollution...