Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated several development projects in the Southern Iranian city of Bandar Abbas on Thursday. President Ahmadinejad opened the construction project of a desalination plant in Bandar Abbas in Southern Iranian Hormuzgan Province today. After being operational, the plant will change the Persian Gulf\'s water into fresh waters for drinking, industrial and agricultural purposes to be used by local residents. It will also provide fresh water for residents of two other provinces, including the neighboring Southeastern province of Kerman and the Yazd Province in Central Iran. The desalination plant is located some 30 km to the West of Bandar Abbas.