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Zarif meets Swiss state secretary in Geneva ۰۸ آبان ۱۳۹۸

Zarif meets Swiss state secretary in Geneva

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Wednesday morning with Swiss State Secretary Pascale Baeriswyl in Geneva to discuss a range of issues, including the latest developments in the Middle East.

Tehran to host Iran-Armenia business forum in late Nov. ۰۸ آبان ۱۳۹۸

Tehran to host Iran-Armenia business forum in late Nov.

TEHRAN – Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) is planning to hold an Iran-Armenia business forum on November 25 in Tehran, TCCIMA portal announced.

US dirty war on Iran targets its scientists ۰۶ آبان ۱۳۹۸

US dirty war on Iran targets its scientists

US war on Iran by other means is all about wanting the nation colonized as a vassal state, its sovereignty eliminated, its oil, gas, and other resources looted, its people exploited as serfs.

Tehran hosts conference on boosting production via reviving small mines ۰۹ مرداد ۱۳۹۸

Tehran hosts conference on boosting production via reviving small mines

Tehran hosts conference on boosting production via reviving small minesTEHRAN- A national conference on boosting production through reviving and developing small mines was held at Eram Hotel in Tehran on Tuesday, IRIB reported.
The conference was attended by Deputy Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Jafar Sarqini, Head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) Khodadad Gharibpour, a number of directors and experts in mining sector, entrepreneurs active in projects related to the small mines, and some economists who offered their suggested strategies for reviving the small mines in the country.
Attracting the government’s aids for operating small mines, and recognizing investors and investees for reviving these mines in line with materializing “Resistance Economy” were some objectives of the event.
Establishment of high-capacity industrial units recently in Iran indicates the need for the supply of more minerals as feedstock for these uni..

Iran basketball win Portugal four-team tournament ۰۸ مرداد ۱۳۹۸

Iran basketball win Portugal four-team tournament

Iran basketball win Portugal four-team tournamentTEHRAN – Iran national basketball team claimed the title of the Oliveira de Azeméis International Tournament.
Team Melli defeated hosts Portugal 74-70 in their third match.
Iran had already defeated Denmark and Slovakia in the tournament.
Iran will leave Portugal for Russia to take part in a four-team tournament with participation of Russia, Greece and Hungary, scheduled for Aug. 8 to 11.
Mehran Shahintab’s team will also partake at a tournament in China, where they will face Nigeria, Montenegro and Poland from Aug. 19 to Aug. 25.
Iran have been drawn with world’s second-ranked Spain, Puerto Rico and Tunisia in Group C of the 2019 FIBA World Cup.
The competition will be held in China from 31 Aug. to 15 Sept.
The 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be the 18th tournament of the FIBA Basketball World Cup for men's national basketball teams.
Rescheduled from 2018 to 2019, this edition will be the first FIBA Basketball World Cup ..

Over $6b of loans paid to SMEs, semi-finished projects in 3 months ۰۸ مرداد ۱۳۹۸

Over $6b of loans paid to SMEs, semi-finished projects in 3 months

Over $6b of loans paid to SMEs, semi-finished projects in 3 monthsTEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade announced that in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21), some 256.17 trillion rials (nearly $6.1 billion) worth of bank loans have been offered to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and semi-finished industrial projects with an over 60 percent physical progress.
Over 37500 projects and production units received bank loans in the mentioned time span, IRNA reported on Monday.
Last week, the industry ministry released a report which indicated that banks and credit institutions provided both industrial and mining sectors with 300 trillion rials (about $7.14 billion) worth of loans in the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 21-May 21), registering a 41.5 percent rise year on year.
According to the data released by the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade, the total amount of loans offered to the country’s..