April 2, The Iran Project – Iranians marking Nowruz, President Hassan Rouhani visit to Russia Iran marking Islamic Republic Day and Iranians celebrating Sizdah Bedar by spending time in nature dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (March 27–April 02).
Global celebration of Nowruz held in Golsetan Palace
At a ceremony held in Golestan Palace of Tehran, the ancient ritual of Nowruz was celebrated with guests from around the world and 1st VP Jahangiri at the event. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was also among the senior guests of the celebration.
6th day of Iran’s election of city councils
On the sixth day of the legal grace given to those who wish running for city councils, hundreds of hopefuls flock to local governments across the country to be later vetted for the upcoming election of May 19.
Hāfezieh hosts Nowruz ceremony
Hāfezieh hosted hundreds of Iranians who gathered to celebrate Nowruz beside the tomb of popular poet Hafiz.
President Rouhani arrives in Moscow
President Hassan Rouhani heading a high ranking delegation arrived in Moscow on Monday for a two-day official visit to Russia.
Rouhani discuss regional issues, bilateral ties with Putin
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani discuss regional issue and matters of mutual interest with his Russian counterpart and other senior Russian officials.
Iran, Russia sign 14 co-op documents
Iranian and Russian officials signed 14 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Mar. 28.
President Rouhani was awarded an honorary doctoral degree at Moscow State University
Iran commemorates Islamic Republic Day
Iranians on Saturday marked the 38th anniversary of the historic referendum in which they overwhelmingly voted for the establishment of the Islamic Republic following the collapse of the US-backed Pahlavi regime in 1979.
People in Iran celebrate Nature Day
Iranian people spent a day outside their homes on Sunday to celebrate the Nature Day (also known as Sizdah Bedar).