Veep urges preventive measures in face of floods from Afghanistan

IRNA – Iran’s First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri on Friday called for plans to control the floods that may come from Afghanistan.

In a telephone conversation with governor general of Sistan-Baluchestan province late on Friday, he referred to flash floods in the neighboring country and flowing water from it to the province, and called for undertaking preventive measures to deal with probable overflow of Hirmand River.

For his part, the governor general voiced readiness of the provincial Headquarters of Crisis Management and presented a report on the situation as well as plans in the face of likely floods.