The Iranian beverage “doogh” has received the global Codex Alimentarius set of standards. In addition to promoting this as a global product, this is a national honor for Iran as a cultural heritage in the food sector.
At a ceremony to plant 1100 sycamore trees on the junction of Valiasr Ave and Beheshti St which took place this Friday, Tehran’s mayor said: “Valiasr Ave is one of the world’s rare streets and we have filed a dossier at the National Heritage Organization for its world registration.”
Following widespread criticism of tax evasion by some doctors in Iran by refusing to use POS terminals in their surgeries, the Parliament made it obligatory today for all medical professions, paramedics, chemists, and vets to use POS terminals as from 21 March 2019.
The chairman of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce announced that a special strategic office has been established to review the water crisis and “a report provided by the office has been sent to the Supreme Leader.”
An Iranian official has said: “Iran is among the top ten countries using the most makeup in the world with a market worth USD 4BN. This market will continue to grow among the 15-24 year old girls over the next eight years.”
You must have also encountered love. Is it possible to be human and not fall in love? This may perhaps be the most enjoyable experience in life. Love is both the pain and the cure, sweet and bitter, promising and devastating; love involves all of these, but love is not only these. It cannot be defined and interpreted in words. However, we are going to explain the story of love in Iran.
Reports are at times seen in foreign media that Iran has adopted cruel means of fighting increasing numbers of stray animals, from feeding them poison to killing them with air guns or injecting them with acid. These incidents are seen in Iran, but they are not common practice. More often, there are people who have dedicated their lives to taking care of animals.
Zarivar wetland, located in the city of Marivan, western Iran, has been registered as the 25th wetland of Iran under the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, more commonly known as the Ramsar Convention.
An Iranian expert of international affairs believes: “The main challenges of Iran’s foreign policy in the next Iranian calendar year has more domestic than international roots, particularly in economic issues and increasing poverty.”
Christie’s has been auctioning works for some Iranian artists for a number of years now. This year, on its 25th anniversary in Dubai, Christie’s will be holding an auction titled "Modern and Contemporary Art in the Middle East" on 23 March 2019 in which twelve Iranian artists will be participating with eighteen works.
The United States clinched a strategic port deal with Oman on Sunday which U.S. officials say will allow the U.S. military better access to the Gulf region and reduce the need to send ships through the Strait of Hormuz, a maritime choke point off Iran.
A sociologist in Iran believes: “State domination on the public sphere and preventing interactions between individuals has deprived Iranian society of public rejoicing. With emphasis by government on the sad side of religion, the opportunity to strengthen the collective spirit through religion has also been eliminated.”