Iran in photos: Jan. 9-15

January 15, The Iran Project – The Chairman of Expediency Council Ayatollah Rafsanjani passing away and the nation’s huge funeral turnout, holding 6th joint commission on JCPOA in Vienna, Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah visit to Iran and meeting with senior Iranian officials, Iran receiving 1st Airbus plane after JCPOA implementation, opening ceremony of 32nd Fajr International Music Festival, Russia, Turkey, Iran holding consultations on Syria in Moscow and Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati trip to Iran dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Jan 09 – Jan15).

Iran’s former president Rafsanjani dies aged 82

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Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has passed away at the age of 82 due to heart condition. Ayatollah Rafsanjani considered the country’s second most powerful political figure for much of the Islamic Republic’s history, died in hospital in north Tehran on Sunday, according to local news agencies.

 

Ayat. Hashemi Rafsanjani’s body transferred to Jamaran

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The Head of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani’s body moved to Jamaran, hours after his death in Tajrish Hospital. Jamaran was the house and meeting place of Late Imam Khomeini located in northern Tehran.

 

Officials, people attends farewell ceremony of Hashemi Rafsanjani

Farewell ceremony of Hashemi Rafsanjani

Groups of people and officials attended a farewell ceremony in Jamaran Husseiniyeh on Monday to say farewell to Ayat. Hashemi Rafsanjani.

 

Rouhani attends farewell ceremony of Ayat. Rafsanjani

Farewell ceremony with the body of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, Head of the Expediency Council was held on Monday morning in Jamaran, attended by President Hassan Rouhani, Cabinet members and various people from around the country.

 

Leader performs ritual prayers for late ex-President Rafsanjani

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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei led mass prayers for the body of the deceased Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani during his funeral ceremony on Tuesday morning.

 

Massive crowd shows up to Rafsanjani’s funeral

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A large number of people have gathered at the mausoleum of late founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini in southern Tehran on Tue. to bid farewell to former Iranian president and chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani who died at 82 Sunday night.

 

6th joint commission on JCPOA held in Vienna

The sixth joint commission on implementing Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was held in Vienna with representatives of Tehran and the Group 5+1 in attendance.

 

Ayatollah Rafsanjani laid to rest in Imam Khomeini mausoleum

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Body of the deceased Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was laid to rest Tuesday at the mausoleum of the Founder of the Islamic Republic late Imam Khomeini in south of Tehran.

 

Leader hosts memorial ceremony for late Ayat. Rafsanjani

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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday attended a memorial ceremony hosted by him for the late Expediency Council chairman Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

 

Zarif meets Malian parl. speaker

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Foreign Minister Zarif and The President of the National Assembly of Mali Issaka Sidibé met in Tehran on Wednesday.

 

Pres. Rouhani, Afghanistan CEO meet

President Hassan Rouhani hosted Afghanistan CEO Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday.

 

Iran’s first new directly purchased Airbus in four decades lands in Tehran

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The first commercial airliner purchased from Airbus following the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers landed at Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport.

 

President pays tribute to late Ayatollah Rafsanjani

President Hassan Rouhani attended the mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini in southern Tehran Friday morning to pay tribute to the Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini and the late Chairman of Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

 

Iran, Russia, Turkey hold trilateral talks on regional developments

Iran, Russia, Turkey Hold Trilateral Talks on Regional Developments

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari in separate meetings with his Russian and Turkish counterparts discussed the ongoing developments in Syria.

 

 

Djivan Gasparyan performs at 32nd Fajr Intl. Music Festival

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Armenian musician and composer Djivan Gasparyan performed at Milad Tower Conference Center on Friday during the first day of Fajr Festival. Gasparyan is known as the ‘Master of the duduk’, a double reed woodwind instrument related to the orchestral oboe.

 

Zoroastrians attend commemorating ceremony of late Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani in Yazd

Zoroastrians attend commemorating ceremony of late Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani in Yazd Yazd – IRNA – Zoroastrians attend the commemorating ceremony of deceased Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani at a temple in central province of Yazd on Jan 13, 2017.

 

Zarif meets with Albanian counterpart

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Albanian counterpart Ditmir Bushati here on Saturday evening.

 

Pres. Rouhai, Albanian FM meet

President Hassan Rouhani and Albania’s Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati met and conferred in Tehran on Sunday.