Iran news headlines on Thursday include Iranian president stressing over continuation of serving Iran after leaving office; Iranian and Iraqi officials discussion over cooperation in water and power industries; Azerbaijan’s envoy welcoming Tehran-Baku ties; Iran capacity of exporting 20000 MW of electricity; Azeri speaker participation in Rouhani’s inauguration ceremony; India continuing oil import from Iran despite western sanctions; growing of Iran’s pharmaceutical market; Iran and Turkey officials stressing over expansion of ties.
Iran’s outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he will continue serving the Islamic Republic after he leaves office.
Iranian and Iraqi officials in a meeting in Tehran discussed ways to further develop cooperation in water and power industries.
Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to Tehran Javanshir Akhundov has welcomed the promotion of relations between his country and Iran, particularly cooperation in the trade and economic sectors.
Iran has the capacity to export 20,000 megawatts of electricity to regional states, according to Iran’s Power Plant Projects Management Company (MAPNA).
Azerbaijan’s Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov is due to visit Iran to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani on August 4.
India continued crude imports from Iran despite the harsh western sanctions imposed against the oil-rich country.
Iran’s pharmaceutical market was worth $3.51 billion in 2012, and is expected to grow at an annual average rate of 13% to 2014, after which market growth will steady at 8%, say new forecasts.
Iranian and Turkish officials in a meeting in Ankara underlined the necessity for the further promotion of scientific and educational cooperation between the two countries.
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