The Iran Project

Iran in photos: Dec.7-Dec.13

Tehran, December 13, The Iran Project – Ceremonies of National Day of Students across Iranian universities, President Rouhani visit to Mashhad and mourning rituals of Iranian Muslims across the country to mark the passing anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hassan (AS) and Imam Reza (AS), dominated Iran’s media outlets in the past week (Dec.7-Dec.13).

 

Iran celebrates National Student Day

Ceremonies marking National Student Day opened in Sharif University of Technology attended by President Hassan Rouhani here on Monday.

Speaking at the ceremony marking National Student Day in Sharif University of Technology President Rouhani deemed December 7 as a historic day for the Iranian nation

 

Blanket of snow covers Iran’s different cities

Different cities and provinces across Iran was covered with snow during Sunday and Monday.

 

A heavy snow struck numerous cities in Iran a couple of days ago, and blocked several roads and highways throughout the country, including the northern city of Qazvin.

 

Iran commemorates IDPD

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) was commemorated here on Monday in Tehran, during a ceremony with Iran’s Minister of Social Welfare, Ali Rabeai’s attendance

 

Finnish economic delegation visits Tehran

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi met with visting Minister for Foreign Trade and Development of Finland Lenita Toivakka on Tuesday, saying the two countries would expand cooperation in the field of research, development and applications.

 

A seminar was held on Tuesday in the Iranian capital to boost the trade cooperation between Iran and Finland with Iran’s Trade Minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh and Finnish Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Lenita Toivakka in attendance.

 

Zarif visits Pakistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday evening to attend the fifth ministerial conference of ‘Heart of Asia’ in Pakistan’s capital.

 

Zarif visited the Pakistani capital to attend the Heart of Asia-The Istanbul Process Ministerial Conference aimed to discuss ways to help the Afghan government solve problems.

 

Iran, Afghanistan inks cooperation agreement on Wednesday

Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology (CIT) Mahmoud Vaezi and Afghan Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdul Razaq Wahidisaid on Wednesday signed a cooperation document on Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

President Rouhani arrives in holy city of Mashhad

President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the city of Mashhad in northeast of the country on Thursday to pay pilgrimage to the holy shrine of the 8th Shia Imam Reza (AS).

 

In order to review construction, economic and cultural issues with the provincial officials and President Rouhani took part in the meeting of the province’s highest administrative council.

 

Iran holds funeral procession of martyrs

People in the city of Isfahan attend a massive funeral procession of 270 martyrs, whose bodies were recently recovered some 30 years after the end of the Iran-Iraq war.

 

People also have held a massive funeral procession in the Iranian city of Sari to to pay homage to two martyrs, whose bodies were recently recovered some 30 years after the end of the Iran-Iraq war.

 

The Funeral Procession of several Anonymous Martyrs was held in Tehran on Saturday

 

21st court session of Babak Zanjani

The 21th court session of the oil billionaire, Babak Zanjani, and few other defendants wrapped up on Wednesday. Presiding judge, Abolqasem Salavati, judged that session like the previous ones.

 

ISESCO envoy, Jannati meet in Tehran

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati and representative of ISESCO in Iran have met on Thursday.

 

Shia Pilgrims Heading to Iran’s Holy City of Mashhad

A large number of people walk long ways to make a pilgrimage to the northeastern city of Mashhad, where the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the 8th Shia Imam is located. The holy city is going to host millions of pilgrims for the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Reza on Saturday.

 

Iranians Mourn Holy Prophet’s Demise Anniversary

Iranians attended mourning ceremonies held Thursday across the country, marking the passing anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hassan (AS), the second Shia Imam.

 

Imam Reza Shrine hosts millions of pilgrims

Each year, millions of Muslims gather in Iran’s holy city of Mashhad to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Reza (PBUH), the eight Shia Imam.

 

First VP in Turkmenistan for neutrality, peace conf.

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri participated in the International Neutrality Conference held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on Saturday.

 

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi and Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhondi are accompanying Jahangiri on this visit to Turkmenistan.

 

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the International Neutrality Conference in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on Saturday.

 

On the sidelines of Peace and Neutrality Conference in Turkmenistan, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday conferred about the latest regional and international developments with Croatia President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.

 

12th Iran Petrochemical Forum starts in Tehran

The 12th Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF) started work here in Tehran on Sunday as the country is seeking to attract more investments in its petrochemical sector after the termination of anti-Iran sanctions.

 

The 12th Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF) started work here in Tehran on Sunday as the country is seeking to attract more investments in its petrochemical sector after the termination of anti-Iran sanctions.

 

 

 

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