$3.4m to help ease air pollution in Isfahan

Financial Tribune – The government has allocated 400 billion rials ($3.4 million) to curb the growing air pollution and smog in the metropolis of Isfahan in central Iran, the head of Isfahan Disaster Management Organization said.

According to Mansour Shisheh-Foroush, long talks have been held with urban managers and state administrators over the deteriorating air quality in the megacity, especially during the cold months of the year, Mehr News Agency reported.

“As a result, remedial policies have been devised and communicated to executive units that are expected to take action shortly after receiving the funds,” he added.

Shisheh-Foroush said the city needs immediate action for curbing air pollution.