Iran, Oman discuss confronting dust storm
Iran’s cultural attache to Oman Mohammadreza Nouri Shahroudi and Oman Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs Mohammed bin Salim bin Said alToobi discussed combating dust storms during a meeting in Muscat on Tuesday. Iran is combating dust storms in different ways, however it is a common problem in the region, Shahroudi said during the meeting.
Omani minister also stressed on regional cooperation to protect environment and abate dust storms.
Sand and dust storms mostly originated from hotspots in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, and Central Asia are adversely affecting Iranian cities adjacent to the aforesaid areas and causing great discomfort for the poor dweller.