Ebtekar told TV on Monday morning that the index of air quality in Tehran metropolitan city has dramatically improved this year compared to that of the year 1392 (2013-14).
She said 205 days of clean air were recorded from March 20 up until November 20, while number of the days stood at only 150 in the period in the year 1392 (March 21, 2013-March 20, 2014).
She said all the achievements were gained during tenure of the current government.
Ebtekar announced that Tehran metropolitan city is home to tens of industrial units, high number of population and thermal household facilities which have been influential in air inversion coupled with air pollution. “However, air quality has dramatically improved up to so far as statistics testify.”