Rouhani congratulates Erdoğan victory
The Iranian President has congratulated Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s victory in Turkey’s presidential elections and expressed hope that the friendly ties between Iran and Turkey will continue stronger than before.
Sareh Bayat starts shooting in Europe
Sareh Bayat is the first female star to join the cast of the movie “Idée Asli” [Main Idea] which will be shot in Spain, Germany, and Canada. The movie is to be directed by Azita Moguyi. Sareh Bayat has won best actress awards for “A Separation” by Asghar Farhadi, including the Berlinale Silver Bear and the 29th Fajr Film Festival Best Supporting Actress Award in Iran.
Ferdowsi bust sculpture in Cypress
On Ferdowsi Commemoration Day yesterday, a bust sculpture of Hakim Abol-Ghassem Ferdowsi, the great Persian poet, has been unveiled in Nicosia by the IR of Iran Embassy.
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.”
World youngest and fastest visitor on Kish Island
Taylor Demonbreun, 23-year old American tourist, is planning to have herself registered as the youngest and fastest person to visit all 195 sovereign countries in the world in the Guinness World Records reference book. She is currently visiting Kish Island on her travels.
Turkish Airways crashes in Iran
A Turkish Airways plane has crashed in Iran near Shahr-e Kord, capital of Chahar Mahal and Bakhtiari Province. The plane was flying in Iranian airspace from Sharjah in the UAE to Istanbul.
2022 World Cup in Iran
On 16 January 2018, The Economist writes: FOOTBALL’S World Cup in 2022, to be hosted by Qatar, was always billed as a regional event. Other countries in the Gulf offered hotel rooms and training facilities. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said it would even host matches. But last June the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain broke off diplomatic relations with Qatar, angry about its support for Islamists and its ties to their nemesis, Iran.
Qatar delegation wants investment in Kish
A joint meeting of the Qatari delegation with Kish Island managers in Iran has taken place to discuss tourism and investment.
Reinstating flights between Kish and Doha, and the possibility of Qatar Airways offering services and equipment to Iranian flights were also discussed.
Five cities on Turkish Airlines monitors
Tabriz, Yazd, Ahvaz, Hamedan, and Kerman have joined the ad network of Turkish Airlines. From now on, these five most spectacular Iranian cities will be screened on the IFE TV screens of all Turkish Airlines flights.
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.
Turkish Airlines advertises “Tabriz 2018”
Agreements have been reached for Turkish Airlines to advertise the “Tabriz 2018” event taking place in Iran next year on all its flights and all the travel agencies where the airline is represented.
Tenth Unesco Memory of the World registration
The book “Jame al-Tavarikh” which is kept at the Unesco registered Golestan Palace has been registered as Iran’s 10th Unesco Memory of the World.