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News ID: 2678
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Publish Date: 9:12 - 14 November 2013
Tehran, YJC. Ebtekar has said that a fund has been launched to facilitate activities that are aimed at protecting the environment.
Head of the Environmental Protection Organization of the Islamic Republic of Iran said that the organization has launched a fund with the aim to facilitate measures to protect the environment.

Masoumeh Ebtekar who was speaking in a joint session by the Administrative Council and the Land Use Planning and Environment Committee of Semnan province on Tuesday pointed out that Iran is the 11th country for producing greenhouse gas.

Head of the Environmental Protection Organization said "In case the Framework Convention on Climate Change is generalized to cover Iran as well, we must do some serious thinking about that.”

Ebtekar stated that Iran’s place in the international ranking for environmental protection has nose-dived by 63 in the past 8-10 years.

Ebtekar who is in office at the Environment Protection Organization for her third term also held the position during the first and second terms of the Khatami administration from 1997 to 2005.

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