Iran in photos: Oct. 3-9

October 9, The Iran Project – Germany’s Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel visit to Iran, Former Swedish foreign minister Nils Daniel Carl Bildt trip to Iran, Iranians holding mourning ceremony for Imam Hossein (AS) martyrdom nationwide and President Hassan Rouhani Southeast Asia tour that including Vietnam, Malaysia & Thailand dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Oct 03– Oct 09).

 

 

Intl. seminar on tourism investment opportunities

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Is’hagh Jahanigiri, first deputy-President and Abbas Ahundi, Minister of Roads and Urban Planning, have participated the International Seminar on Tourism Investment Opportunities on Sunday.

Zarif meets former Swedish FM

Former Swedish foreign minister Nils Daniel Carl Bildt met with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday morning.

Germany’s Gabriel meets with Head of Chamber of Commerce

Germany’s Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Gholam Hossein Shafei met in Tehran on Monday morning.

Iran, Germany held Joint Commission on Economic Coop.

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Iran-Germany Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation was held today, in the presence of German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs Ali Tayebnia.

 

Iranian cities prepare to host Shia mourners during Muharram

The holy shrines of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad and Fatima Masumeh (AS) in Qom are being prepared to host millions of pilgrims and Shia mourners who will mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS) one of Shiite Islam’s most beloved leaders, and his family members and relatives some 14 centuries ago.

Bodies of 78 Iranian martyrs repatriated from Iraq

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Remains of 78 Iranian soldiers martyred in the Iraqi imposed war on Iran in the 1980s were delivered to the country’s authorities on Wednesday at Shalamcheh border crossing in the southwestern province of Khouzestan.

 

Zarif registers in Natl. Population, Housing Census

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Iranian FM Javad Zarif attended the online registration of National Population and Housing Census, on Monday.

 

Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad prepares to host Shia mourners in Muharram

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The holy shrine of Shia eighth Imam, Ali bin Mousa al-Reza (AS), in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad, hosts millions of mourners each year during Muharram mourning ceremonies.

Iranian Police officials, commanders meet Ayatollah Khamenei

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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei met with high-ranking police commanders and officials in Tehran on Tuesday on the occasion of the national day of the Iranian Law Enforcement Force.

 

NIOC inks 1st IPC deal

The ice of inking an Iran Petroleum Contract (IPC) is finally broken as National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) entered a crucial deal with Iranian Persia Oil & Gas Industry Development Co. (POGIDC) for an increase in output level of several Iranian oil fields and reserves.

1st VP sees off Pres. Rouhani leaving for Southeast Asia

Iranian first VP Es’hagh Jahangiri and a number of Iranian senior officials saw off President Rouhani on Wednesday, leaving for Vietnam, as his first leg of Southeastern Asia tour.

Rouhani arrives in Hanoi in his Asian tour

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi and was received by country’s presidential office. Rouhani’s tour of the Southeast Asia will include Malaysia and Thailand as well.

Iran, Vietnam presidents meet in Hanoi

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Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang started their meeting here Thursday morning immediately after the Iranian President was officially welcomed by President Tran at his Presidential Palace.

 

Tehran, Hanoi sign MoU for visa lifting, IT cooperation

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Iran and Vietnam on Thursday signed two documents for bilateral cooperation in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang.

Iranian President, Vietnamese PM meet in Hanoi

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Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks on issues of mutual interests on Thursday.

Pres. Rouhani, Vietnam’s communist party’s secretary-general meet

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Secretary General of Vietnam Communist Party Nguyen Fu Trong met here on Thursday.

PM Razak officially welcomes President Rouhani to Malyasia

President Hassan Rouhani was officially welcomed by the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak in Putrajaya on Friday.

President Rouhani meets Malaysian PM

President Hassan Rouhani has met by the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak in Putrajaya on Friday.

Hosseini infants ceremony in Tehran

Iranian mothers on Friday brought their newborns in events dubbed ‘Hosseini infants ceremony’ to commemorate Hazrat Ali-Asghar (AS), the newborn son of Imam Hossein (AS), who was shot to death by an arrow that hit his throat.

Iran, Malaysia hold bilateral meeting

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak hold bilateral meeting in Putrajaya on Friday.

President Rouhani receives Malaysian Parliament speaker

President Hassan Rouhani, who is visiting Malaysia, received Speaker of Malaysia Parliament Pandikar Amin Mulia on Saturday.

Iranian President, Malaysian PM attend joint press confrence

Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak attending a joint press conference in the Malaysian capital on Oct 6, 2016.

President Rouhani visits Iranians in Malaysia

President Hassan Rouhani visiting Iranians residing in Malaysia on Oct 8, 2016.

 

President Rouhani arrives in Thailand

President Hassan Rouhani, who is on a three-leg regional tour to South-East Asian nations, arrived in Thailand on Saturday.

Iranian youths in Muharram mourning ceremony in Tehran

Iranian youths mark the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hossein (PBUH), Eastern Tehran.

Leader leads mourning ceremonies on Imam Hossein martyrdom anniv.

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Mourning ceremonies, attended by Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei , were held in Tehran on Saturday on the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the third Shia Imam.

Iranian President officially welcomed in Bangkok

Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was officially welcomed by the Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Sunday.

President Rouhani meets Thai Prime Minister

Iran Pres. Rouhani meets Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Sunday.