President Ebrahim Raisi inaugurated several major projects during a one-day visit to Isfahan Province in central Iran on Friday, IRNA reported.
TEHRAN (Iran News) –President Ebrahim Raisi inaugurated several major projects during a one-day visit to Isfahan Province in central Iran on Friday, IRNA reported.
One of the main inaugurations was the beginning of the second phase of the major project for the transferring of water from the Sea of Oman to Isfahan with the aim of supplying water to the industrial sector in the province.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the mentioned project, Raisi told the reporters that the implementation of this project has accelerated and so far 50 percent of it has been implemented.
Addressing the same ceremony, Energy Minister Ali-Akbar Mehrabian said the main consumption of this water will be in the industry sector, and a part is also planned for drinking water in this region, and it can also be used in the agriculture sector of the province.
With the implementation of this project, the surface and underground water resources of Isfahan province can be used more in the agricultural sector, the minister added.
The first phase of Mobarakeh Steel Company’s Shahid Kazemi power plant was another project put into operation by the president during his visit to Isfahan.
At the first phase the power plant will have a capacity of 307 megawatts and when completed the output capacity of the plant is going to reach 914 MW.
As reported, 200 trillion rials (about $401.9 million) has been invested by Mobarakeh Steel Company to complete this project.
The project is the third power plant made by the industrial sector in Iran to supply their electricity needs during the peak consumption period.
Heading a delegation, President Raisi arrived in Isfahan on Friday morning and was welcomed by provincial officials.
Photo: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi inaugurates a major power plant project in Isfahan on Friday
- source : Tehrantimes
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