Lorry takes 20 tourists on overland adventure
An orangish yellow lorry, an oasis over land, is busy carrying 20 tourists across different countries, including Iran. These days, it is driving through Isfahan and Kashan in central Iran.
Two ministers impeached in the Iranian Parliament
The main agenda of today's (Tuesday, 22 March 2010) session of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran was the impeachment of the two ministers of Labor and Roads and Urban Development ousing. During the morning session, MPs reviewed the draft of the impeachment for Ali Rabiei, Iran's Minister of Labor. Those for and against the impeachment stated their reasons and the Minister of Labor defended his position and answered questions by the opposition, following which votes were cast for his ministerial seat in the cabinet.
Iran-India transport infrastructure
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.”