Oath-taking ceremony underway in presence of Supreme Leader

Iran news headlines on Saturday include  Supreme Leader endorsement of Iran’s president-elect;  Iran and North Korea discussion over parliamentary ties; increasing of country cement output; country electricity generation exceeding 98000 GWh; Iran opening of marine passenger terminal; Iran starting of recovery operation in Doroud oilfield; country national men’s basketball’s team beating china in FIBA Asia championship and Iran & Venezuela presidents plan for reciprocal meeting.


Ayatollah Khamenei to endorse Iran’s president-elect

Endorsement ceremony of Iran’s president-elect, Hassan Rohani, by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has begun in the country’s capital, Tehran.


Iran, North Korea discuss parliamentary ties

Iranian and North Korean officials in a meeting in Pyongyang explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating bilateral ties, specially in parliamentary fields.


Iran 4-month cement output surpasses 25 million tons

Iran has produced 25.654 million tons of cement in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), marking a five-percent rise in weight compared to the corresponding period last year.


Iran’s electricity generation exceeds 98,000 GWh

Iran has generated 98,805 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), marking a 3.84-percent growth year-on-year.


Iran to open marine passenger terminal soon

Managing Director of Iranian Navigation and Ports Organization Ataollah Sadr said the country’s biggest marine passenger terminal would be accomplished and launched in Haqani Port, southern Iran, in the next month.

Iran ready to start recovery operation in Doroud oilfield

The Iranian oil ministry said it is about to start a plan of simultaneous injection of water and gas into Doroud oilfield to boost the volume of oil recovery in the field.


2013 FIBA Asia Championship: Iran overwhelms China in battle of heavyweights

Iran suffocated China on defense to emerge victorious, 70-51, on Saturday to finish Group C play in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship being held at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.


Envoy: Iranian, Venezuelan presidents to make reciprocal visits

Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in a telephone conversation have underlined their enthusiasm for making reciprocal visits after Rouhani’s inauguration as Iran’s new president, Venezuela’s Ambassador to Tehran Amenhotep Zambrano said.


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