Iranian bank cleared to open branch in India
Sunny Verma writes in the Indian Express that in the wake of US sanctions, India may explore the possibility of reviving the rupee-rial arrangement to import oil from Iran that it has used in the past.
1st JOBEX Exhibition in Iran
The first Iran JOBEX exhibition will begin work from 25 April 2018 in Tehran. This is the most credible platform for expert employment and human resources in the country and will run from 25-28 April at the permanent international fair grounds in the capital.
Iran cinema workshop held in Malaysia
Prominent Iranian filmmakers, Azita Hajian and Abol-Hassan Davoudi, have held a second workshop at the Aswara University of Malaysia. IRNA reports that the director of “Crazy Castle”, Abol-Hassan Davoudi, called the Iranian cinema before the 1979 revolution without content, commercial, and without purpose in front of over 100 students and professors in the field of cinema.
Hamed Behdad wins Best Actor at Golden Global Awards
"Blockage", which previously won Best Film at the 22nd edition of South Korean Busan Film Festival, brought the Best Actor Award to Hamed Behdad at the Golden Global Awards in Malaysia. "Blockage" was nominated in six categories in the second edition of the Malaysian Golden Global Awards, and eventually Hamed Behdad was awarded the best leading actor prize.
Iranian film festival in Malaysia
The first Iranian film festival will be held in three cities of Malaysia with the screening of six films and the presence of two groups of Iranian artists for 11 days in March.
Director of Iran-Malaysia Joint Film: You will love Iran
The first Iran-Malaysia joint film production “Lahzeh-ye bi payan” [Endless moment], which has been mostly filmed in three Iranian cities, has premiered in Kuala Lumpur on 12 February. It is an amalgamation of cultures in both countries, aiming to bridge the gap between Iran and Malaysia.
Contemporary Iranian artists expo in Malaysia
An exhibition of selected works by contemporary Iranian artists opened in Malaysia yesterday by Ali-Mohammad Sabeghi, Iranian cultural attaché, and a number of dignitaries from the arts and culture scene of Iran.
Malaysia returns to purchasing oil from Iran
On 16 January 2018, Reuters reports from Tokyo that December marked Petronas' scheduled first purchase of Iranian crude since the Malaysian state oil firm halted Iranian oil imports in 2012 after Western sanctions targeting Tehran's nuclear programme made it difficult to pay and ship the oil, according to the person.
Malaysia Golden Global nominations for “Blockage”
The feature “Blockage” has been nominated for six Golden Global Awards 2017 in Malaysia.
The movie has been directed by Mohsen Gharaei and produced by Bahman Kamyar. It has been nominated for six awards at the 2nd Malaysia Golden Global Awards 2017.
Iranian Children win world math competitions
For the first time, Iranian children rank first to third in three age groups in the
i-math (l love maths) international maths competition in Malaysia.
Iran exports to Malaysia grows fivefold
Iran exports to Malaysia has grown fivefold over the past eight months as compared to a similar period last year.
The latest reports by the IR of Iran customs office on trade in the past eight months show that 434 thousand and 675 tons of commodities have been exported from Iran to Malaysia, comprising 0.55% of Iran’s total export weight.