Friday , December 6 2019

Chabahar to host IORA tourism ministers’ meeting

TEHRAN – Tourism ministers from the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) will come together in Iran’s port city of Chabahar in the next Iranian calendar year (March 2020-March 2021), CHTN reported on Tuesday. “The first meeting of tourism ministers of the countries bordering the Indian Ocean will be held in …

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IAEA chief says may meet Iranian officials in Vienna

TEHRAN – The new UN nuclear watchdog chief said on Tuesday he may hold talks with Iranian officials who will be in Vienna later this week for a meeting of the remaining JCPOA parties. Rafael Grossi, the director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), told Reuters he hopes he …

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Monthly non-oil exports from PSEEZ rise despite sanctions

TEHRAN – The value of non-oil exports from Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) in Iran’s southwestern port city of Assaluyeh increased 39 percent in terms of weight and five percent in terms of value, in the Iranian calendar month of Aban (October 23-November 21) compared to the last year’s same period, …

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Iran sends six wrestlers to Alans tournament

TEHRAN – Iran wrestling federation has released the roster of six wrestlers who will be competing at the Alans tournament. The competition will be held in Vladikavkaz, Russia from Dec. 5 to 8. The team is headed by Ebrahim Mehrban and Oveis Mallah. The tournament in Ossetia is now in …

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Govt. to provide $14b for importers of basic goods next year

TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy finance and economic affairs minister says the government has provisioned $14 billion of official-rate foreign currency in the next Iranian calendar year (March 2020-March 2021)’s budget bill for imports of basic goods, Mehr news agency reported on Wednesday. Importers of rice, barley, corn, edible oils, oilseeds, …

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