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Leader hails cleric’s efforts to solve water problem in S Iran

MNA – Leader of Islamic Revolution Yatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei hailed the efforts of Friday Prayers Imam of KHorramshahr, KHuzestan province,

In a message on Wednesday, Ayatollah Khamenei praised the progressive pursuit and presence of Friday Prayers Imam of KHorramshahr Seyed Nabi Mousavidfard in order to solve the drinking water problem in the cities of Khorramshahr and Abadan as well as nearby villages.

The problem is related to a pipeline called the “Ghadir Water Pipeline” that provides the drinking water to the cities of Khorramshahr and Abadan. Last year, the first branch of the pipeline was running but right now the pipeline is broken in an area called Howaizeh district.

Accordingly, people came to the streets of Khoramshahr and Abadan in the past several days to protest over water shortage and its salinity; the initial protest over the issue had been peaceful but some protests turned violent with demonstrators damaging public property.