EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian metropolises are making efforts to boost public transport services by expanding bus and taxi fleets and investing in subway projects.
EghtesadOnline: From adding new vehicles to the public bus fleet to purchasing new wagons for the subway, urban managers across Iran are taking measures for tackling air pollution and facilitating the daily commute of citizens.
EghtesadOnline: F oreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif on Monday briefed senior clerics in the holy city of Qom on current developments and the achievements of President Hassan Rouhani’s first trip to neighboring Iraq since becoming president in 2013.
EghtesadOnline: Some $2 billion worth of sohan–a traditional Persian saffron brittle toffee made in Iran–are exported from Qom Province in southwest Tehran every year.
EghtesadOnline: More than 3,403 tons of goods were exported via railroads from Qom Province to the Commonwealth of Independent States during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 21-July 22), which shows a 29% increase compared with the similar period of last year.
EghtesadOnline: Developing Qom-Linxia economic and cultural ties was discussed in a meeting between Qom governor general and Linxia officials.