Saeid Mo’meni, the director for gas supplying in NIGC, said gas supplying to these subscribers will be conducted through an estimated fund of 65.19 trillion rials (about $1.74 billion).
Supplying gas to this number of subscribers will economize on consumption of over 1.8 billion liters of oil products in the villages.
Gas has been supplied to a noticeable number of cities and villages in the country over the past four years.
As the result of vast efforts made in this due, some 1,085 cities and 23,208 villages enjoy gas at the moment, Mo’meni further announced.
The official also announced, “The NIGC’s requirements in implementation of projects related to pipelines, network and pressure-reduction stations are completely met by the domestic companies and we are self-sufficient in this due.”