Velayati & Anifah Aman

Iran in photos: July 18-24

Tehran, July 24, The Iran Project – The 4th JCPOA joint commission meeting in Vienna, Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati trip to Singapore and Zarif Africa tour dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (July 18–July 24).



Mountain bike national championships in Shiraz

Mountain Bike National Championships were held on Saturday morning in Shiraz, Fars province.

Veep inaugurates ammonia, urea unit of Shiraz petchem facility

The First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Monday inaugurated the ammonia and urea units of Shohadaye Marvdasht unit of Shiraz Petrochemical Facility.


Cross-country cycling competition of Iranian women cyclists

Iran’s adult and young women cyclists pedaling in a national contest on July 18 to be selected as members of Iran’s national team for cross-country cycling games in Rio 2016 Olympics.

Residential units inaugurated in new Pardis town near Tehran

Iran launched 4,500 residential units in new town of Pardis, northeast of Tehran, as part of the Mehr Housing Project in a ceremony attended by Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development.

Iran delegation in Vienna for JCPOA meeting

JCPOA meeting in Vienna

Iranian delegation arrived here Tuesday morning to attend the fourth meeting on Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to be held with participation of Iranian officials and representatives of the P5+1.


Honoring winners of 26th Natl. Exhibition of Handicrafts

The winners of the 26th National Exhibition of Handicrafts were honored on Tuesday in the presence of Vice President of Iran and head of Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization Masoud Soltanifar.

Iran’s Velayati visits Singapore

Ali-Akbar Velayati, Senior Advisor to Leaders of Islamic Revolution of Iran attends a two-day conference dubbed “Growth Through Interaction: The South Asian Opportunity” in Singapore.

Zobahan awarded Iran’s super cup trophy

Zobahan was awarded the Iranian Super Cup trophy after winning the football match against Esteghlal Khuzestan in Isfahan’s Fooladshahr Stadium on Tuesday night.


Iranian fishermen celebrate beginning of fishing season

Iranian fishermen in Salakh village (Qeshm Island), Hormozgan Province, celebrated the beginning of Fishing Season, also known as “Fisherman’s Nowruz” in Southern Iran.


Iran’s Velayati meets Malaysian Foreign Minister

Velayati & Najib Razak

Head of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali-Akbar Velayati meets Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dato’ Sri Anifah Aman on Thursday.

First World Conference of Mayors and Councilors held in Tehran

The first World Conference of Mayors and Councilors is being held in Tehran on July 20-21. President Hassan Rouhani attends the conference inaugural ceremony at the Milad Tower.


Achaemenid-era qanat just registered in UNESCO Heritage List

Ghasabe Qanats of Gonabad (also called Kariz Kai Khosrow), in Gonabad, Razavi Khorasan Province, in Northeastern Iran has recently been registered in UNESCO’s heritage list as the oldest Qanats of the world that date back about 350 BC.

Grey crowned crane birthday celebrated

A ceremony was held in Birds Garden of Tehran to celebrate the birthday of a grey crowned crane, an endangered species, at the Garden.

President Rouhani meets Iran’s Olympics convoy

President Hassan Rouhani held a see-off meeting with Iranian athletes who will represent Iran in Rio Olympics and Paralympics 2016.

Top Iranian students honored

Top Iranian students, elected during Top Student Festival, were commemorated in a ceremony attended by First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri on Wednesday.

New Pakistani envoy submits credentials

Asif Durrani, newly-appointed ambassador of Pakistan to Tehran, submitted his credentials to Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday.


Hafez Awards honors cinema, TV artists

16th Hafez Award ceremony was held in Vahdat Hall on Saturday evening to honor the artists of Iranian cinema and television.

Ceremony of football annual awards

Top Iranian footballers were honored during the Football Annual Awards ceremony held at Milad Tower on Saturday.

Unveiling ceremony of helicopter simulator

Unveiling ceremony of helicopter simulator

In the presence of Commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces Brigadier General Ahmadreza Pourdastan 209 tactical helicopter simulator was unveiled on Sunday.