Abbas Akhoundi

 Iran's cabinet nominees presented to Parliament

Iranian Vice President for parliamentary affairs, Hossein Ali Amiri, submitted the list of the proposed ministers to the Parliament’s presiding board. The lawmakers are going to assess the programs of the proposed …

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Tehran Rail Expo 2017 opened in Iran's capital

The fifth international rail and rail industries exhibition Tehran Rail Expo 2017 has opened in Iran. Some 160 Iranian and 130 foreign companies from Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, France, India, Ukraine, Turkey, New Zealand, Italy, …

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Iran and Germany sign diesel locomotives deal

Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi signed the deal to cooperate over production of 50 diesel locomotives which will be used in the Iranian rail network with Germany’s Minister of …

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Iran gets its first Airbus A321

Iran has taken delivery of its first Western-built passenger plane Airbus A321 in decades, following the lifting of sanctions last year. The Airbus A321 landed in Tehran to an official ceremony that included the Iranian Transport …

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Algerian Minister of Industry to visit Iran

Algerian Minister of Industry and Mines Abdeslam Bouchouareb will travel to Tehran on May 16-17. Following the visit of the Algerian Minister, a large trade delegation will come to Iran to join the meeting attended …

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Baku and Tehran prepare  convergence in energy sector

The Iranian authorities are interested in using the Azerbaijani pipeline, Azerbaijan also intends to invest in oil production in Iran. These topics were included on the agenda of the talks between Azerbaijani President Ilham …

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Iran is interested in obtaining aircraft on lease

Iran plans to start cooperating with international companies that provide aircraft on lease, Iranian Minister of Transport Abbas Akhundi stated during his visit to Oman. According to Akhundi, in this way Tehran will be …

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Iran to upgrade railways

Tehran is negotiating with Chinese and European companies on developing high-speed railways, the Iranian Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhundi said. The minister stressed that the department has …

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Iran offers US to resume direct flights

The Iranian Minister of Road and Urban Development, Abbas Akhundi, said today that the Iran Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is holding talks with the US to re-launch direct flights. …

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Iran creates new airline

Iran is creating a new airline, which will be called 'TehranAir”, it will be equipped with 10 Airbus aircraft. Earlier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran will probably sign a deal to buy Airbus …

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Iran to open seven new international airports

Seven international airports, with the capacity of receiving 400 long-distance flights each, will be constructed around Tehran by 2025, Iranian Minister of Road and Urban Development, Abbas Akhoundi, said. "Six …

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