Tehran (IP) - Iran's Minister of Energy says despite the imposed economic war on the country, the ministry diligently tries to fulfill people's needs regularly and integrally.

Iran PressIran news: Speaking at the weekly inauguration ceremony of utility projects on Tuesday, Reaza Ardakanian said: "We were able to the operation of 227 utility projects and the ministry would continue to serve people based on regular planning."

Ardakanian also pointed to the motto of the new Iranian year 'Production: Support and the Elimination of Obstacles', and said: "Any activities should be followed fully to meet the country's needs, especially in utilities."

He further exampled dam constructions as one of the ways to deal with the drought to store water, which Iran was trying to implement with neighboring countries, both with border and non-border rivers.

The inauguration ceremony of 5 key electricity distribution network projects including 8,142 projects for the development, construction, improvement, and optimization of the electricity network in the country was held via videoconference on Tuesday with the presence of the Minister of Energy, Reza Ardakanian.


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