EghtesadOnline: Western powers on Monday scrapped plans for a resolution criticizing Iran at the UN atomic watchdog after Tehran agreed to prolong monitoring of some nuclear activities, even though the watchdog said Iran made no “promise” on another key issue.
EghtesadOnline: The government plans to build 40 residential towns in 14 provinces, of which two will be located in Tehran Province, a deputy roads and urban development minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Providing decent public transportation services has always been a major concern of urban managers.
EghtesadOnline: Sincere stakeholders, in the anti-FATF camp in Tehran, say now is not the time to embrace the Financial Action Task Force rules. Their argument is premised on the reality that the country is saddled with tough US sanctions and that the limited foreign trade and transactions would be jeopardized by the watchdog’s oversight.
EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi who has traveled to Beijing is set to hold a session with top Chinese diplomats on Sunday to discuss the agenda for the upcoming meeting of the 2015 nuclear deal's Joint Commission.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 2,654 hectares of greenhouses were constructed and 539 hectares were renovated in Iran in the last Iranian year (March 2018-19).
EghtesadOnline: Iran is committed to the Economic Cooperation Organization and its programs and projects, the top Iranian diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand said taxing bank account earnings is not on the agenda and denied rumors that the government may do so as part of its efforts to increase non-oil revenues.
EghtesadOnline: It is essential for Iran to expand relations with neighboring Afghanistan due to its enormous trade potential that can help bolster the country's economy, an Iranian diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: The Energy Ministry has 1360 water, power and wastewater projects in South Khorasan Province that have registered average progress of 40%, the energy minister said Thursday.