Jun 24, 2021, 2:03 PM
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Iran stands 1st in gas supply network: Rouhani

Tehran, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani, boasting about achievements  in providing the Iranians with gas network, has said the Islamic Republic stands first in terms of gas supply throughout the country.

On Thursday, President Rouhani supervised inauguration of thousands of gas projects across the country via video conference, saying that the number of villages with gas supply network increased 25 times in comparison to the number eight years ago.

The figure of providing industrial sector with gas supply network also increased 10 times during the mentioned period, the chief executive added.

Rouhani expressed gratitude for the efforts have been done by Iranian experts, who have played key role in implementing gas projects throughout the country, noting that the great Iranian nation could overcome different hardships such as economic war imposed by the United States and COVID-19 pandemic in last three years.

Speaking on the occasion of 75th Thursday of inaugurating construction projects in his administration, Rouhani argued that the Iranian managers, engineers and workers could abide by their commitments despite the economic difficulties and finalize national projects. 

Today, the gas supply network covers 95 percent of Iran, which is a unique figure at international level, he said, adding that this is a great source of pride for the 11th and 12th administration to go ahead with such big projects in the current situation.

He further pointed to the fact that gas supply projects have been implemented in 21 cities, 2,809 villages and 4,664 industrial units in Iran.

The Iranian government allocated more than 567 million dollars for the  gas projects.


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