Over 60% of Kurdish people in East Kurdistan live in poverty, says MP
03 January 2011
Kurdish MP for the district of Serdesht and Piransha, Mohammad Ali Pertewi, rises poverty issue
The Kurdish MP for the district of Serdesht and Piranshar (Iranian Kurdistan, or East Kurdistan) has said that Over 60% of Kurdish people in East of Kurdistan live in poverty.
Mr. Mohammad Ali Pertewi represents the people of Serdesht and Piranshar in the Iranian Parliament. He stated that over 60% people Kurdish people in East of Kurdistan live in poverty.
Mr. Pertewi believed that poverty in East Kurdistan is the direct result of the wrong policies of the Iranian authorities as well as the misconduct of the officials in the region.
Pertewi claimed that the Kurdish areas have been deprived of the all sort of facilities needed for development. “Only by investment in the areas of art and the establishment of special institutions we can reawaken the Kurdish youths, who are endowed with special talent and initiative,” he said.
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