Tag Archives | Tehran

Iran Starts Producing Advanced Explosives

A factory was opened in Iran on Wednesday for the mass-production of HMX (octogen) explosives, which are used to increase the efficiency of different missiles and air defense weapons. The factory was opened at the Defense Industries Organization of the Iranian Defense Ministry in a ceremony in Tehran. Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan was […]

UNDP Advertises for Technical Expert in Tehran

By John Lee. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has advertised the position of Technical Expert for a “Management Capacity Development” project, offered by The Zagros Project. Interested candidates should send their covering letter and resume – as a scanned attachment – to the mentioned email address or fax number in the TOR within the fixed application deadline. The […]

Iran to Open World’s Largest Bookstore

By John Lee. Sputnik reports that the world’s largest bookstore is to open in Tehran within two months. The 45,000 sqm store is set to eclipse the current largest store, located in New York, which covers an area of 14,000 sqm. It will also provide parking for up to 5,000 cars, and an open auditorium for children which […]

More Flights between Iran and Russia

The Russian energy minister said the number of direct flights between Iran and Russia will increase from five to nine per week. Flights from Russia can go to the Iranian cities of Tehran, Isfahan, Mashhad, Rasht and three other cities that Iran will confirm later, Alexander Novak told reporters after meeting Iranian Minister of Communications […]

UNDP Advertises for Technical Expert in Tehran

By John Lee. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has advertised the position of Technical Expert for a “Sustainable Agriculture and Critical Biodiversity Conservation” project, offered by the Conservation of Iranian Wetlands Project (CIWP). Interested candidates should send their covering letter and resume – as a scanned attachment – to the mentioned email address or fax number in […]

Iran Names Head of Country’s Wealthiest Foundation

By Arash Karami, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The funeral for Ayatollah Abbas Vaez Tabasi, the former custodian of the shrine of Imam Reza, was held March 5 in the holy city of Mashhad. It was a significant funeral not only because […]

Czech Investors due in Iran

A delegation of senior Czech businesspeople is scheduled to visit Tehran and Gilan in April for investment talks. In a meeting with the Governor of Gilan, General Mohammad Najafi, Czech Chargé d’Affaires to Iran, Peter Stephen, said the trade delegation will visit Gilan to take part in a rail industry exhibition. FNA reports that the […]

UNDP Advertises for Intern in Tehran

By John Lee. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has advertised the position of Intern for “Conservation of Iranian Wetlands Project”, offered by the Department of Environment, Tehran. Interested candidates should send their covering letter and resume – as a scanned attachment – to the mentioned email address or fax number in the TOR within the fixed application deadline. […]

UNDP Advertises for Intern in Tehran

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has advertised for the position of Humanitarian Intern (Ref: UNOCHA001/2016) at UNOCHA in Tehran: Interested candidates should send their completed & signed P11 form with a covering letter – as a scanned attachment – to vacancy.ir@undp.org within the fixed application deadline. The vacancy notice number should be referred in the application/ covering letter. Application deadline: […]

Italian Group to Build 5 Hospitals in Iran

By John Lee. An Italian construction group has signed a preliminary agreement with Iran to build five hospitals, according to a report from The Local. Pessina Costruzioni will build the first three 1,000-bed hospitals in Tehran, with two other 500-bed facilities will be built in Rasht and Nishapur. Guido Stefanelli, the CEO of the Milan-based company, […]

UNDP Advertises for Intern in Tehran

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has advertised for the position of Humanitarian Intern (Ref: UNOCHA001/2016) at UNOCHA in Tehran: Interested candidates should send their completed & signed P11 form with a covering letter – as a scanned attachment – to vacancy.ir@undp.org within the fixed application deadline. The vacancy notice number should be referred in the application/ covering letter. (Source: UNDP)

Iranian, German Universities Cooperate on Energy Tech

By John Lee. A scientific delegation from the German state of Baden-Württemberg has agreed to cooperate with Iran’s Petroleum University of Technology (PUT) on joint research projects relating to energy technologies. The group visited PUT this week to discuss avenues for joint research. (Source: Shana)

9 Presidents to Visit Tehran for GECF Summit

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh (pictured) said the presidents and heads of state of 9 countries have confirmed their participation in the upcoming International Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) meeting in Tehran on November 23. This is the first time that such a number of heads of state and government have confirmed their participation […]

‘Battle of the Brands’ as US Franchises Look to Enter

By Holly Dagres, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran sees ‘battle of the brands’ as US franchises look to enter The line was around the block. When the Baskin-Robbins first opened on Valiasr Street in Tehran, you’d have to wait a good […]

Russia to Build $1.2bn Electric Rail Line in Iran

By John Lee. Iran said on Thursday that it plans to award a $1.2-billion electric train project to Russia. Abbas Akhundi (pictured), Iran’s minister of roads and urban development, told reporters that the new service will connect Garmsar in eastern Tehran to the border town of Incheh Borun in the northeastern Golestan province. The proposal […]

FlyBaghdad Starts Iran Flights

By John Lee. Iraq’s youngest airline, FlyBaghdad, is to start flying between Iraq and Iran, according to a report from Gulf News. The airline’s Regional Commercial Manager, Mohammad Abdali, told the news agency that the Iraqi-owned airline will start flights from Baghdad International Airport to Tehran, Isfahan and Mashhad on October 16. He added that […]

Accor Announces Tehran Hotels

France’s AccorHotels has announced that it has signed a management agreement with Aria Ziggurat for its two inaugural properties in Tehran. The new hotels – Novotel IKIA and ibis IKIA – are connected to the main terminal of Imam Khomeini International Airport and scheduled to open in October 2015. AccorHotels is the first international hotel […]