Third Chinese commercial train rolls into Iran
China’s third commercial train has pulled into the Incheh Borun border town of Golestan Province on the Iran-Turkmenistan-Kazakhstan railway line. As reported by Persia Digest, the train was carrying 41 containers. After completing the customs paper works, it left for Tehran on the Gorgan-Tehran line for the customs office in Shahriar, Tehran Province.
Sanchi crew last photos
On 6 January 2018, a Chinese cargo ship collided with the Iranian oil tanker “Sanchi” which went up in flames, killing all 32 crew on board (30 Iranians and 2 Bangladeshis). Three of the bodies have been recovered over the last few days. Yesterday, it was announced that the remaining 29 personnel are still missing, feared dead.
Parsian Village of China
Located at a distance of 1000kms south of Beijing, in the suburbs of Yangzhou, there is a little village which has kept its Persian aura after the passing of 600 years. This place is called “Busi Chuan” or the Parsian Village. It is surrounded by rivers and lakes, lush pine forests, and vast plains. Its inhabitants have a deep inner link with Iranians.
32 crew members lost in tanker collusion with Chinese ship
An Iranian tanker has been involved in a collusion with a Chinese ship in the East China Sea. The lives of the 32 Iranian crew are feared lost.
The 30 Iranian and two Bangladeshi crew members aboard the Iranian tanker are missing, feared dead. Kasra Nouri, PR Manager of the National Iranian Oil Company, announced: “The tanker belonged to the Iranian fleet and was carrying condensate. The ship and its cargo are covered by a credible insurance company.”
Tesla and Volvo seek out 10-year old Iranian inventor
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.
Afghanistan leads investment in Iran mining
Afghanistan has invested in nine projects to lead the way among European, Asian, and North American countries in foreign investment in Iran in the industry, mining, and trade sectors.
USD 40BN finance by China for Iran
The Chief of the CBI has announced a USD 40BN finance for Iran by Chinese banks.
Valiollah Seif added: “Negotiations are underway with the Chinese. One of the positive steps taken is the excellent financial lines that the Chinese are considering to use in Iran to carry out investment projects, some of which have already been signed and some are being discussed.”
“Professor Samii” Hospital inaugurated in China
Professor Majid Samii, top Iranian-German neurosurgeon, has inaugurated a 1000 bed hospital in Schenchi county in China named after him.
The Samii Medical Center is a state hospital constructed on the previous site of Julong Hospital in Ping Shan new territory in 68 thousand square meters.
China builds five hospitals in Iran
The Minister of Health for Iran, Hassan Gahzizadeh-Hashemi, has signed an agreement with China in Beijing for the construction of five hospitals in Iran.
As reported by IRNA, the USD 2BN cost of the project will be financed by the China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export–Import Bank of China (Chexim - China Exim Bank).
Favorite cars in Iran
The results of a survey conducted by Iran Standard & Quality Inspection Co (ISQI) show that an estimated 35% of the participants named the 4-wheel drive cars as their favorite in this country, while most of the cars on the road here are saloon cars.
China ready to invest in oil and petrochemicals in Iran
Iran’s Minister of Petroleum, Bijan Zangeneh, met for talks with Wang Yang Gao, Chief of China’s International Chamber of Commerce yesterday.
At the meeting, Yang Gao pointed out the extensive trade ties between Iran and China, and stated: “China needs energy resources and our old friend, Iran, is rich in these resources. This can help expand ties between the two countries.”
Iran world para powerlifting champion
Mexico City 2017 Para Sport Festival has wrapped up with Iran ranking first in the men’s section, and China in the men and women’s section.
The Iranian team participated at the Paralymics with only 14 men’s teams. It bagged three gold, four silver, and one bronze medals to win the men’s title.