Metropolises air pollution report discussed/ 1 billion hectares added to protected areas/Stressing need to renovate public transport fleet in metropolitan areas

The Supreme Council for Environment Protection convened Tuesday evening under the chairmanship of President Dr Hassan Rouhani.

Tue 16 - July 2019 - 20:33

During the meeting, Department of Environment reported on the state of air pollution in different regions of the country, particularly in metropolitan areas.

It was also stipulated that related organs should work to modernise the public transport fleet in metropolises, especially taxis, and to replace injector motorcycles instead of carburetor ones.

Other issues including illegal hunting and fishing were also discussed and the members appreciated the services of Ministry of Petroleum for producing Euro 4 and 5 petrol.

 

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