EghtesadOnline: With the aim of developing power generation, approximately 2.3 billion cubic meters of associate petroleum gas has been harnessed from Sirri Island oilfields in the Persian Gulf for power plants in the southern regions.
EghtesadOnline: Direct flights between Sulaymaniyah in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and Iran's southern Kish Island have been launched, the director general of Kish Airports Company announced.
EghtesadOnline: The CEO of Kish Free Zone said the ground has been paved for opening the first international stock exchange in Iran’s Free Trade Zones.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 930,000 domestic tourists traveled to the southern Kish resort island during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21- Sept. 22), registering an 11% growth compared to 835,000 in last year’s corresponding period, a local official said.
EghtesadOnline: Head of the Supreme Council of Iran Free Trade Zones announced on Monday a plan to start an international stock exchange in the FTZs in the coming months.
EghtesadOnline: The Securities and Exchange Organization has given the go-ahead to the High Council of Free Zones to issue 3,000 billion rials ($26.2 million) worth of sukuk (Islamic debt securities) to finance development projects in Kish Free Trade Zone, which could rise to 10,000 billion rials ($87.3 million), Secretary of High Council of Free Zones Morteza Bank said.
EghtesadOnline: Studies are being undertaken for laying a pipeline to connect Kish Gas Field to refineries in South Pars Gas Field and Fajr Jam Gas Refinery in Bushehr Province, managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company said.
EghtesadOnline: The second edition of a computer programming marathon called Hackahealth is underway at the international campus of Sharif University of Technology on Kish Island, off the Persian Gulf.
EghtesadOnline: Bushehr International Airport has launched new flights between the city of Bushehr, the capital of Bushehr Province, and Kish Island, both in southern Iran since March 13.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Air Show, the country’s ninth annual aviation event, concluded on Kish Island on Thursday. The four-day event was mostly focused on promoting domestic capabilities after the reimposition of US sanctions on Iran's aviation industry.