The encounters of an American tourist in Iran
John is an American tourist who is visiting Iran for the second time. This is what he has posted on his Instagram page about the country: “I hope I can show everyone that Iran is not a scary place after I have traveled 3000kms in 75 days. More importantly, the people of this country are not terrorists. They may be terrible drivers, but in no way are they terrorists.”
90-day tourist visas issued on arrival in Ahvaz
Deputy Governor of Khuzestan Province has said: “Tourist visas will be issued on arrival in the southern city of Ahvaz for 180 countries; this can be extended for up to three years.”
Paper-based Iran visa to go in next six months
The Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Affairs Deputy at Iran's Foreign Ministry has announced the news of eliminating paper-based visas for Iran within the next six months.
Tabriz-Jolfa free sightseeing train
The passenger transport manager for Iranian Railways has announced the inauguration of a free Tabriz-Jolfa tourist train.
Mir-Hassan Mousavi said: “Following the successful startup of a number of sightseeing train routes, the Tabriz-Jolfa route will be providing free travel for tourists seven days a week from 1 December 2017 to 30 January 2018 in association with the Aras Free Zone Organization.
Chabahar Uzbekistan logistic partnership
A platform for logistic cooperation has been approved at a meeting between the Deputy to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Chabahar Free Zone Organization Managing Director.
Foreign investment has 41% growth in Iran
The volume of investment in seven economic free zones in Iran amounted to USD 3103MM in 2016, showing a rise of 41.6% as compared to USD 1291MM invested in 2015.
Armenia to act as bridge for Iran exports
At a meeting with the Minister of Economic Development and Investment of Armenia, the Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade of Iran said the required mechanism to set up a joint venture company between Iran and Armenia will become operational by next month.