Iran’s rail industry drawing overseas investments

Several countries including China, Japan, Russia, Italy and France have signed deals to develop Iran’s rail industry. Iran’s rail industry is seen as an emerging market in the world with a huge investment potential which is already attracting a host of foreign players. The Forbes in an article said the…

Iran, China underline boost of transportation cooperation

Visiting Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhundi and the China’s Minister of Transport Li Xiaopeng in a meeting on Monday underlined promotion of mutual cooperation. Akhundi and Xiaopeng underlined enhancement of relations in fields of rail and road transportation and the infrastructure. The Iranian road minister referred to…

Iran welcomes arrival of first Silk Road train

President of Iranian Railways has welcomed arrival of the first cargo train in Iran from China. Iran’s Deputy Minister for Transport, Roads and Urban Development and President of Iranian Railways Mohsen Pour Seyed Aghaei made the welcome remarks in a ceremony held to celebrate the arrival of a cargo train…

1st Chinese cargo train departs Yi Wang for Iran reviving Silk Road

China’s 1st cargo train left Yi Wang City in China’s Zhejiang province through the revived railroad path that connects China to Middle East on one of ancient Silk Road paths on Thursday. The container-carrying cargo train left the Chinese province in the East side of that ancient country and is…

China is Iran’s strategic partner: Minister

Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyebnia said China is not only a normal trade partner of Iran but also Iran’s strategic partner. Tayyebnia made the remarks during an exclusive interview with the China Central Television (CCTV). The state visit to Iran by Chinese President Xi Jinping was a…

Iran, China relations beyond simple economic ties: Dy Minister

Deputy Economic and Finance Minister Mohammad Khazaei said that Iran and China ties are beyond simple bilateral economic levels and that during post–sanctions era all opportunities should be used for expansion of relations. He underlined Tehran and Beijing intension for bilateral relations development and said that in the meeting of…

China, Middle East to revitalize ancient Silk Road

Occupying a crucial geographic location, the Middle East has shouldered the responsibility of connecting the East and the West since ancient times. It witnessed the birth of the world’s most long-standing civilization, the first city and the oldest legal code on the planet. Given the accessibility to surrounding areas, local…

Iran to embrace more Chinese investment and technology in new era: Chinese Daily

Chinese president’s visit to Iran marks a new era for Sino-Iranian cooperation, in which Iran will embrace more Chinese investment and technology, People’s Daily reported. Full text of the People’s Daily article follows: Chinese President Xi Jinping pays a state visit to Iran days after a comprehensive plan of action…

Iran important outpost for Belt and Road initiative

As an influential country in the region, Iran is an important outpost in the China-proposed ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative and also a key partner to promote the initiative, People’s Daily of China said in an artilce published on Saturday. The article was published on the occassion of a visit…

Chinese Guangdong Prov., Iran Qeshm FTZ to cooperate in oil, gas, tourism, fisheries

Governor General of Chinese Guangdong Province said on Friday that his province will use its extreme capacity for closer cooperation with Iranian Qeshm Free Trade Zone in oil, gas, tourism and fisheries. The Chinese official said Qeshm is the best choice for tight cooperation with China and they should use…