Iran expecting big rise in foreign arrivals

On December 28, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Recent editions of many international tourism journals, including National Geographic, have referred to Iran as a top emerging tourism destination, which can contribute to rise in the number of foreign tourist arrivals to the country, said Morteza Rahmani Movahed, the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization….

Iran, buyers agree on post-sanctions oil deals: CEO

On December 27, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said Tehran has reached agreements with buyers of its crude oil over signing of contracts after removal of sanctions adding that continued drop in oil prices will not hamper Iran’s exports. “Iran will win back its global market quota in the post-sanctions…

Iran, Russia sign two MoUs on joint investment

On December 24, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Iran and Russia signed two memorandum of understandings on Sunday on veterinary cooperation and support for mutual investment. The documents were signed by officials of the two countries in a ceremony attended by Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi and Igor Shuvalov, the Russian first deputy prime minister….

Iran, China explore bilateral cooperation

On December 23, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Iran and China explored ways of cooperation to advance the “one belt, one road” plan. In a three-day meeting in the city of Haikou in the province of Hainan in south of China, officials from both government and non-government sectors of the two countries examined such issues as Iran’s objectives…

India and Iran to seal Chabahar port deal by January

On December 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

India and Iran are trying to iron out irritants and conclude contract by January for the expansion project of the strategically located Chabahar Port, an Indian press report said. The Economic Times said that “official of both sides are negotiating terms of the contract with a hope to conclude the…

Lithuanian firm interested in Iran petchem products

On December 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With No Comments

Chairman of Lithuanian company IMLITEX said it is interested in buying petrochemical goods from Iranian producers after sanctions are lifted. “There are plenty of opportunities in Iran as a stable country,” Vygandas Blandis told Shana on the sidelines of the Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF2015) which was held here in Tehran…

Assaluyeh petrochemical zone ‘impressive, fantastic’, foreigners say

A group of foreign participants in the 12th Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF), went on a one-day tour to petrochemical complexes in the Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ), located in the port city of Assaluyeh, southwestern Bushehr Province. The petrochemical complexes receive gas and gas condensate feedstock from the giant…

Iran’s railroad revolution

On December 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Following the nuclear deal struck between Iran and world powers on July 14 this year, it is widely expected that sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council will be lifted sometime in January. Once this happens, Iran will be free to start doing business with the many national delegations that…

Iran, China stress political settlement of Syrian crisis

On December 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed political settlement of Syrian crisis, China Foreign Ministry’s website quoted the two diplomats. According to the China Foreign Ministry’s website, Zarif and Wang Yi held a meeting in New York on Thursday, one day ahead of the…

Minister: Iran’s joining WTO, win-win business

On December 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh described Iran’s joining the World Trade Organization as a win-win agreement and an important step towards creation of a real global organization. ‘Now that after intensive negotiations all misunderstandings of Iran’s nuclear activities has been removed, our next step will be to…