Iran to sell surplus drinking water to Kuwait
Iran is considering providing 300 million cubic meters of its surplus drinking water to Kuwait annually, Iranian Minister of Energy Habibollah Bitaraf said Tuesday, January 27. The two nations recently agreed to set up a working committee to study the project’s legal, economic and technical the feasibility.
The official go-ahead for a project will be given once it is authorized by the Islamic Republic’s cabinet and parliament. Fresh water would be carried from the Karkheh dam in southwest Iran through 307 kilometers of the pipeline across Iranian territory and under the sea to Kuwait. — (menareport.com)
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