Tehran, May 15, The Iran Project – President Hassan Rouhani trip to Kerman province, Supreme Leader receiving Tehran seminaries’ instructors, seminarians, ceremony of the 33rd International Quran Competitions in Tehran and holding Conference on JCPOA and Resistance Economy, Opportunities and Capacities with attendance of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (May 09– May 15).
NAJA senior officials meet in Tehran
21st congress of commanders and senior officials of the Iranian police force (NAJA) was held on Monday in Tehran with the presence of Ali Larijani, Speaker of Parliament.
Iran, Netherlands economy officials meet in Tehran
Iran’s Deputy Minister of Economy Mohammad Khazaei met with Henk Kamp, Netherlands Minister of Economic Affairs, on Monday in Tehran.
Iran-Japan joint symposium opens in Tehran
First Joint Symposium of Iran-Japan on “Women, Peace and Sustainable Development” was held on Monday in Tehran.
Iran, Japan plant peace, friendship tree in Tehran
Iran and Japan planted the peace and friendship tree at Pardisan Park in Tehran on Monday. Spouse of Japan Prime Minister Akie Abe planted the tree.
Stargazers watch Mercury ‘transit’ before the Sun
On Monday the planet Mercury has wandered directly in front of the sun — a rare “transit” that only happens about 13 times a century.
Pres. Rouhani in Kerman for provincial tour
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Kerman province Tuesday to pay his 27th visit to the country’s provinces. A number of cabinet members are accompanying the president during his two-day stay here.
6th day of Tehran Intl. Book Fair
The 29th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) hosted many visitors and book lovers on its sixth day at Shahr-e-Aftab (City of Sun).
Iran FM Zarif meets German State Secretary in Tehran
Iran FM Zarif meets German State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office Markus Ederer here on Tuesday.
Iran, Netherlands hold meeting for agricultural cooperation
The Iranian and Dutch officials are seen in this May 8 photo attending in the second meeting for Iran-Netherlands agricultural cooperation. Iran’s Agriculture Jihad Minister Mahmoud Hojjati and Dutch Economy Minister Henk Kamp are seen in the picture.
14th International exhibition of flowers, plants kicks off in Tehran
The 14th edition of the Tehran International Exhibition of Flowers and Plants, Parks Equipment and Related Industries started work on Monday, May 9, at Tehran Municipality’s permanent fairgrounds at Goftegou Park.
Iran plans to inaugurate production line of home-made S-300
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced that the Russian S-300 missile defense system delivered to Iran has been delivered to Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base, adding that the Iranian version of the defense shield called ‘Bavar (Belief) 373’ will be produced soon.
7th day of Tehran Intl. Book Fair
The 29th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) hosted many visitors and book lovers on its 7th day at Shahr-e-Aftab (City of Sun).
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance meets senior clerics in Qom
Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati meets senior clerics in Qom on Thursday.
Iran Volleyball team loses to France in friendly match
France’s national volleyball team defeated Iran in the first of two friendly matches at Complexe Leo Lagrande on Friday evening.
Leader meets Tehran religious schools’ teachers, students
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with Tehran seminaries’ instructors and seminarians here on saturday morning.
Esteghlal Khuzestan crowned Iran League Champion
Following a 2-0 victory against Zobahan Isfahan in Ahvaz, southwest of Iran, Esteghlal Khuzestan made history by winning the title of 15th edition of the Iran Professional League (IPL) for the first time on Friday.
Iranian energy minister, Tunisian counterpart confer
Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian presents a gift to his visiting Tunisian counterpart in Tehran on May 14 .
Conf. held on JCPOA, Resistance Economy
“Conference on JCPOA and Resistance Economy, Opportunities and Capacities” was held on Saturday morning attended by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, AEOI Head Ali Akbar Salehi, Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi and a number of ambassadors and representatives of Iranian officials in the Foreign Ministry.
Closing ceremony of 29th Tehran Book Fair
The closing ceremony of the 29th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) was held in the ceremonial hall of Shahr-e Aftab (Sun City) with the Culture Minister Ali Jannati, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Tehran’s Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf in attendance.
Iran’s 33rd Intl. Quran Competition
Iran’s 33rd International Quran Contest kicked off on Wednesday, May 11, and will run until Tuesday, May 17.
Iran holds 2nd Int’l Cartoon Contest, Exhibit on Holocaust
Iran held an exhibition on the Holocaust, participated by 150 cartoonists from 50 countries including France, Indonesia, Turkey, Syria, Columbia and Peru.
2nd confab on Iran-Japan water and wastewater cooperation
The second conference of Iran-Japan joint water and wastewater cooperation was held in Tehran on May 14 attended by Deputy Minister of Energy Sattar Mahmoudi, Japanese ambassador in Iran Hiroyasu Kobayashi, and nine representatives of Japanese companies and domestic private sector companies.
2nd day of “Conference on JCPOA and Resistance Economy, Opportunities and Capacities”
Second day of “Conference on JCPOA and Resistance Economy, Opportunities and Capacities” was held on Sunday morning attended by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Vice-President for Scientific and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari, and a number of ambassadors and representatives of Iranian officials in the Foreign Ministry.