The Managing Director of Iranian National Gas Company said that the company is opposed to swapping gas between Turkmenistan, and Turkey and Iraq, and announced talks with Ashgabat for the export gas to the Persian Gulf states.
Iran agriculture cooperatives trading company and the French maize and sorghum seed association have signed an MoU in the presence of Iran’s Minister of Agriculture and Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development and the accompanying delegation to produce maize and sorghum in Iran.
At a meeting with Indian Ambassador Saurabh Kumar, the Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development of Iran announced the joint Iran-India project for the Chabahar-Zahedan railway line. He said India is investing in this project as part of cooperation between the two countries. He added: “30% of the first stage has already been completed, making this one of the fastest moving transport projects in Iran. USD 500BN has been invested in it this year.”
An official at the Ministry of Economy, referring to the recent meeting of the Foreign Investment Committee, stated: “Twenty-two new projects were approved at the recent meeting of the board with the first of three participating companies from the Netherlands, China and the United Kingdom.”
The young 10-year old Iranian boy, Hossein Atayi Sangrudi from Karaj has already 16 inventions in his portfolio. Six of these are in the process of being registered. His inventions include the VTOL three-modality drones, gunboats, office furniture, miniature sprayer, multipurpose control for smart TVs, and so on.
In an interview with Persia Digest, Adib-Moghaddam said: It is imperative that Iran gets even closer to the EU, not least to keep the communication with Washington going, and to minimize misperceptions.
The German Schiller Group Concert is taking place in Tehran for the first time.
Christopher von Deylen, will be traveling to Tehran with his Group for the first time in mid-December to stage a concert at the Hall of the Ministry of the Interior over two nights on 11-12 December, at 21h30.
One year ago today, it was on 20 January 2017 that plumes of thick smoke rose to the sky and brought the bad omen of the famous Plasco building burning in central Tehran; an old city landmark and commercial center that lived only for 53 years before going up in smoke.
The 36th Fajr International Theater Festival is celebrating the works of three of its veterans, Ahmad Damud, Hushang Azadivar, and Jamshid Khanian. Their names have been printed in the Festival catalogue and the date has been set for the closing ceremony.
Artist: Constantinople Band
Genre: World music
(Persia Digest) – “Vermiculus” is performed by the Iranian-Canadian band “Constantinople”. It is a fusion piece of European music played with “Daf” percussion instrument. Percussion instruments can be combined with music from around the world.