Apr 24 2014 - 14:24
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the Kazvin-Resht-Enzeli-Astara railway will benefit the whole region, 1in.am reports.The railway will connect Iran and Azerbaijan and then Russia and Georgia.Rouhani told Georgian Ambassador to Iran Iosif Chakhvashvili that Iran was ready to expand cooperation with Georgia in all fields, especially economic ties.
Apr 24 2014 - 11:49
Healthcare Ministers of Iran and Oman Seyed Hassan Hashemi and Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al Sa'eedi have reached an agreement on activation of cooperation in medicine and pharmaceutics, Trend reports.The sides will co-invest construction of a pharmaceutical factory in Oman, according to Hashemi. He clarified that medicaments produced at the factory will be exported to Gulf states.Iran plans to promote private investments in hospital construction in Oman.Sa’eedi is on a visit to Tehran on an invitation of Hashemi.
Apr 23 2014 - 13:06
Bekhruz Alishiri, Iranian deputy minister for economy and finances, director of the Investment and Economic and Technical Assistance Organization, said at a business forum organized by the Iranian embassy in Beijing that Iran was ready for Chinese investments, Iran.ru reports.He noted that there were major structural reformations made in economic fields. The official welcomed Chinese investments in the process according to the law on promotion and protection of foreign investments. Alishiri offered to present a list of investment projects with accomplished feasibility studies.
Apr 23 2014 - 11:44
An Iranian business delegation from the North Khorasan Province is on a visit to India for a week to visit states and industrial enterprises, Iran.ru reports.It will be the first foreign visit of entrepreneurs from the North Khorasan Province.The trade turnover between Iran and India has increased from $9 billion to $16 billion in the last 5 years. The sides plan to further increase the volume to $25 billion in the next five years.About 10% of all exports from the North Khorasan (worth $15 million) are imported by India. The exports include saffron and dry fruits.
Apr 23 2014 - 09:43
Bijan Haj Mohammadreza, head of the Union of Petroleum Station Owners of Iran, said that rising prices for petroleum forced people to store gasoline in their own houses, despite risks of keeping it in such high quantities and unsuitable containers, Trend reports.The Iranian government proposed reforms within the framework of the second reform stage. The new prices were to be announced on April 20. Realization of the second stage of reforms has not started yet.Gasoline costs about $0.50 per liter in Iran today.
Apr 22 2014 - 18:47
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met today with Georgian Ambassador to Tehran Iosif Chakashvili. During the meeting the president of the Islamic Republic noted that Iran was interested in further development of cooperation with neighbouring countries.
Apr 22 2014 - 10:49
Russia has signed a protocol to build two new nuclear power plants in Iran, according to Behruz Kamalvandi, deputy head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Trend reports.He noted that Iran was negotiating nuclear power plant construction with European and Asian countries.Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on April 13 that Iran had a contract signed with Russia in 1992 to build four more nuclear power plants. The second power plant construction will start in 2014.