Iran in photos: Feb. 26- Mar. 4

2nd conference on the development of Makran coast

The second international conference on introducing investment opportunities and sustainable development in Makran coast held at Tehran’s Milad Tower with the attendance of First VP Eshaq Jahangiri, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami , Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi as well as 120 foreign guests, 30 ambassadors and scores of experts and economic managers.


Pres. Rouhani makes historic visit to Hormozgan today

The trip of caravan of “Hope and Prudence”, headed by President Rouhani, to Hormozgan province at the ending days of the current Iranian calendar year in 1396 (to end March 20, 2018) will undoubtedly be considered as the most important event in line with promoting status of this province more than before.


Iran President launches refinery project in Bandar Abbas

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated two projects at Bandar Abbas Refinery, southern Iran, to enhance the facility’s gasoline production capacity and quality of its output.


Army unveils new defense achievements

The Army unveiled its new domestically-manufactured defense and military achievements during a Wed. ceremony in Isfahan attended by Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari.


Leader receives Syrian min. of endowment in Tehran

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei received Syrian Minister of Endowment and Religious Affairs, Mohammed Abdul-Sattar Al Sayed, and his accompanying delegation on Thursday in Tehran.

Iranian FM Zarif Eastern Europe trip

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who left Tehran before noon on Monday for Serbia’s capital city of Belgrade, the first stop of his Balkans region and Eastern European tour, arrived in Serbia in the afternoon and immediately held a meeting with his Serbian counterpart, Ivica Dačić.


Serbian president Monday underlined development of bilateral ties and expansion of cooperation on the regional issues with Iran. ‘As president of Serbia, I should announce that we are ready for cooperation with Iran and development of bilateral ties in all fields,’ Aleksandar Vučić said in a meeting with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday.


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Serbian Premier Anna Bronabić held a bilateral meeting on Tuesday and expressed their resolute will to broaden bilateral ties.


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and President of the National Assembly of Serbia Maja Gojković discussed parliamentary relations.


On his visit to Serbia, Iran’s foreign minister met and talked with Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Tourism, Telecommunications Rasim Ljajić in Belgrade on Tuesday.


Iran and Serbia have held a joint conference on trade and investment opportunities in Serbia, with Iran’s foreign minister and economic delegations from both countries in attendance.


As the second leg of his Eastern European tour to Bulgaria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Wed. morning in Sofia.


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart Ekaterina Zakharieva reviewed regional issues and mutual cooperation.


Iranian FM Zarif and Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Tsveta Karayancheva hailed the historical relations between Iran and Bulgaria and called for further expansion of ties.


Iran’s FM Zarif held talks with Minister of Labor of Croatia, Marko Pavić, Wed. night as the first formal step following his arrival in the East European country.


Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a meeting with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović in Zagreb, said Tehran is prepared to meet the Eastern European country’s oil and gas needs.


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Speaker of the Croatian Parliament is Gordan Jandroković discussed issues of mutual interest during a meeting on Thursday.


Croatia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister Martina Dalić and Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Thursday.


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on Thursday in Zagreb, calling for further expansion of bilateral ties in all fields.


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a second round of talks with Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, Marija Pejčinović Burić on Thursday in Zagreb.


In a meeting with Iranians living in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Iranian foreign minister urges Muslims to repel extremism, adding extremists are not Muslim.


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has sat for talks with the three members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina on various issues. During the Friday meeting, Baqer Ezzat Begovic, the head of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency, extended a warm welcome to the Iranian foreign minister and his accompanying delegation and showed his country’s deep appreciation for the support coming from Iran.


Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Bosnian counterpart Igor Crnadak discussed matters of common interest on Friday.


On the last leg of 4-nation tour which began on Monday, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif met and talked with Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Mirko Sarovic in Sarajevo on Friday.


Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina Denis Zvizdic stressed that there is no obstacles in the way of promoting bilateral ties with Iran, saying that his country is interested to bolster trade and economic relations with Iran.


Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with Chairman of Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina Ognjen Tadic described his visit to the country as fruitful, saying that tradesman of the two countries had good meetings during his stay.


At the conclusion of a tour of Balkans on Saturday morning, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid tribute to late leader of Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Alija Izetbegovic at his tomb in Sarajevo.

Iran’s Rouhani meets FIFA president in Tehran

Dr Hassan Rouhani met with the President of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino in Tehran.


Iran FM Zarif meets Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Takeo Mori in Tehran discussed regional and international issues. During the Saturday meeting Zarif referred to good ties between the two countries in various fields.


Searchers find black box from Iranian plane that crashed

Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that research teams have found the black box belonging to the airplane that crashed in southern Iran in February, killing 65 people. The Saturday report quotes Deputy Provincial Gov. Aziz Fili as saying the black box containing crucial flight data was found by search teams on Mount Dena.

57th annual meeting of CBI general assembly kicks off

The 57th annual meeting for the General Assembly of the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran has kicked off Sun. morning, with President Rouhani in attendance.