Jul 16, 2014, 3:10 PM
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Iranian lawmakers urge safeguarding of environment

Tehran, July 16, IRNA – Some 227 Iranian lawmakers urged Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday to pay due attention to protection of environment and natural resources in compiling the Sixth Five-Year Development Plan.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, the lawmakers also called on President Rouhani to enhance organizational structure and credits for protection of environment and natural resources.

They also requested President Rouhani to adopt necessary measures to expanding forests, control desertification, prevent wetlands from drying up and prevent pollution of water and soil.