Arab MP Sharif Hosseini told the reporters that many specialists and physicians have migrated from the province due to air pollution.
Commenting on the recent report published by the World Health Organization that ranks Al Ahwaz the most polluted city in the world, Hosseini called the report disappointing. Al Ahwaz with an annual average of 372 micrograms of suspended particles per cubic meter is on the top of the list of most polluted cities in the world, he added. MP also said that during the second visit that the president and a number of cabinet members made to Arabistan Al Al Ahwaz, the issue of air pollution was discussed and it was agreed that oil derivative mulch would be poured on 200,000 hectares of land in the province, but three years have passed and no practical solution has been achieved yet. He also said that the budget, which was approved to be allocated to plans to resolve the issue of air pollution In Ahwaz has not been paid to relevant organizations.
MP called on President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to establish a committee comprising officials at the Environmental Protection Organization and relevant officials to pursue the issue.