Ebtekar: 70 percent of particle pollution originate from abroad

IRNA — Vice President and head of Environmental Protection Organization Massoumeh Ebtekar said on Sunday that 70 percent of particle pollution originate from foreign countries.

Ebtekar called for proper interaction with other countries as well as domestic planning to control it.

‘The government has put the issue on its agenda and they try to interact with the neighboring states to help remove the problem,’ she said.

Ebtekar said that there are eight million hectares centers of the crisis in Iraq and they are ready to interact with Iran in resolving the issue.

All centers of crises inside the country have been identified and relative organizations and ministry are making proper plan to deal with them, she added.

She reiterated that taking advantage of modern technological knowhow in the agricultural sector will be a great help in resolving the issue.