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Rouhani opens 1200-hectare greenbelt plan around Tehran

Rouhani opens 1200-hectare greenbelt plan around Tehran

TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (Press Shia) – The 1200-hectare greenbelt plan around capital city of Tehran was inaugurated in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani's presence on Tue. to celebrate Natural Resources Week and Arbor Day.With the project opened, the greenbelt area around Tehran hit more than 40 thousand hectares. The President also planted a sapling in north-eastern Tehran in a symbolic move...

Europeans following Austria in doing green projects in Iran

Europeans following Austria in doing green projects in Iran

TEHRAN, Mar. 03 (Press Shia) – In an exclusive interview with Press Shia, Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz named some of the green projects, including solar power stations, and environmentally friendly oil extraction and drilling techniques, which are already being implemented in Iran or are near to contract signing. Not a single day passes without hearing a worrying news coming in of...

Cabinet agrees on forming task force for water shortage adaptation

Cabinet agrees on forming task force for water shortage adaptation

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – The Council of Ministers agreed Sun. on formation of a national task force for adapting to water shortage and dealing with related problems in various parts of the country.The Council of Ministers convened on Sunday in a regular weekly cabinet session chaired by President Rouhani and agreed on formation of a national task force for adapting to water...

Iran, Germany to expand environmental coop.

Iran, Germany to expand environmental coop.

TEHRAN, Feb. 12 (Press Shia) – During the meeting of the Head of Iran’s Environment Protection Department Isa Kalantari and German Ambassador to Tehran Michael Klor Berchtold vowed for expansion of bilateral cooperation in environmental areas.“We are facing a lot of environmental problems. Especially in the area of water, our country is faced with numerous problems and to tackle these...

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...

All state bodies required to practice pro-Lake Urmia acts

All state bodies required to practice pro-Lake Urmia acts

TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (Press Shia) – Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri addressed the national committee to save Lake Urmia on Tuesday and reassured that all state entities are required to exercise the law passed in support of Lake Urmia.The newest meeting of the national committee to save Lake Urmia was held under the chair of Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri on...

FAO urges further actions to save Oaks, Boxwood trees in Iran

FAO urges further actions to save Oaks, Boxwood trees in Iran

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) called for further actions to save Oaks and Boxwood trees in Zagros and Caspian forests of Iran.Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) called for further actions to save Oaks and Boxwood trees in Zagros and Caspian forests of the country at the final workshop for a...

ME wars impede achieving sustainable development

ME wars impede achieving sustainable development

TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (Press Shia) – Iran’s Ambassador to United Nations said Mon. that ongoing wars in the Middle East are a hindrance to sustainable development, adding that such wars have extensively spread poverty in the region.   Iran’s Ambassador and DPR of the Permanent Mission of Iran to UN, Es'hagh Al-e-Habib, delivered a speech on Monday at the Second Committee of the UN General...

2020; launch of new chapter in VW history

2020; launch of new chapter in VW history

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Environmentally friendly vehicles are highly under spotlight in these years as the global climate change is winning the concerns of the public opinion across the globe.Environmental health is a top priority for today's societies, and the world's top car makers have also come up with a massive supply of electric cars, to meet this need. Most automobile...

Social prosperity subject to ‘environmental health’

Social prosperity subject to ‘environmental health’

TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (Press Shia) – President Hassan Rouhani has urged every individual to protect and expand green areas inside the country as healthy environment will guarantee happiness and vitality of the nation.In time with ‘National Tree Planting Day’ on March 05, Iran’s President planted a sapling in Sa'dabad Palace and said it was essential that people made a stronger participation as...

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