April 18, 2019
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April 18, 2019

TEHRAN – Iran will be playing host to the 2nd International Health Tourism Conference of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), which will be held in Ardebil from June 18 to 20, Mehr reported.

“Representatives from 10 ECO member states, representatives and ambassadors of 15 countries and some 100 foreign guests will be attending the inaugural ceremony of this prestigious conference,” said Mohammad Reza Karbasi, the deputy director"...

Iran highlighting tourist attractions in Beijing
April 18, 2019

TEHRAN – Iran has joined the 25th China tourism exhibition, which opened to the public on Tuesday, with an eye on attracting more Chinese travelers to the Islamic Republic.

“This year’s exhibition is one of the most important tourism exhibitions in the world, which is held annually in Beijing late April,” IRNA quoted Farhad Baqerzadeh, a representative of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in"...

Cutting overhaul period in SP refineries raises output by 7.4 bcm
April 18, 2019

TEHRAN – The output of South Pars gas refineries (in Southern Iran) is going to increase by over seven billion cubic meters (bcm) by cutting their overhauling period, Shana reported quoting the managing director of South Pars Gas Company (SPGC).

“Organized and precise planning has made it possible for us to reduce the overhauls period by 27 days in comparison to the last year.” Hadi Hashemzadeh Farhang said.


Iran cement exports to Afghanistan increases after US sanctions: report
April 18, 2019

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) – The export of Iranian cement to Afghanistan has increased after US sanctions resumed on Iran, Afghan business officials have told Tolo news TV.

Officials from the Chamber of Commerce and Industries told a talk show on Tolo news TV that most of the imported cement comes from Iran and Tajikistan.

Janagha Navid, the spokesman of Afghanistan's Chamber"...

Iran's industry minister due in Azerbaijan
April 18, 2019

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) – Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Reza Rahmani will arrive in Baku on Thursday (April 18) to hold talks with senior Azerbaijani officials.

According to the Iranian Embassy in Azerbaijan, Rahmani is scheduled to meet with Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev, Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population Sahil Babayev and a number of businesspersons.


Agricultural productions to increase this year
April 18, 2019

TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) – Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati said on Wed. that agricultural productions will increase in the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2019).

Despite severe damages caused by the recent devastating floods in some provinces of the country, production volume of agricultural produce will be increased due to rainfalls, he said, adding, “under such circumstances, the country will not face any shortage"...