Emphasizing the need to pay attention to the stability of the network, the creation and use of processes, Hasan Torbati said:
- Now that everyone recognizes NIGC as a leading organization, our task is much heavier, because now with 96 % of the country's population benefiting from gas, which is a unique statistic in the world
- We should think more about network stability and processes and creation so that we will have a better and more dynamic organization
Currently, over 32,000 villages across Iran are enjoying natural gas through the national network and the number is planned to reach 40,000 by the end of the next fiscal year (March 2022).
Over the past 7 years, more than 290 trillion rials (nearly $7 billion) has been allocated by the government to connect over 18,000 new rural areas with over 1.6 million households to the national gas network.