EghtesadOnline: Head of Tehran’s coronavirus taskforce called for the government’s “serious intervention” to assist the key province in confronting a third wave of Covid-19 infections.
EghtesadOnline: Two container ships are scheduled to start sailing from Russia’s Astrakhan to Iran’s port of Anzali in September as per a decision by the International North-South Corridor Taskforce, which includes Lotus Special Economic Zone of Astrakhan, Russia, and Iran’s Anzali and Chabahar FTZs, says Seyyed Jalil Jalalifar, a member of Iran-Russia Chamber of Commerce.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Covid-19 tally rose past the 300,000 threshold on Friday, as its national taskforce began to broaden the scope of lockdown measures in its worst-hit regions.
EghtesadOnline: In an open letter to Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki, the head of Tehran’s Coronavirus Taskforce called for helping half of government employees in the capital Tehran pursue teleworking amid rising coronavirus infections and deaths.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s coronavirus taskforce is returning lockdown restrictions to the capital starting Saturday to curb the relentless spread of the infectious disease, as fresh cases and deaths continue to climb.
EghtesadOnline: Two local authorities in the capital Tehran have filed a request with the national coronavirus taskforce on Tuesday, asking for the reimposition of lockdown measures following a spike in hospitalizations and deaths in the overcrowded metropolis.
EghtesadOnline: As confirmed Covid-19 cases have soared in most of Iran’s 31 provinces, its coronavirus taskforce is scheduled to discuss a proposal that would mandate face coverings for people outdoors.
EghtesadOnline: More than 4,000 schools will be inspected in summer to evaluate the seismic safety of their buildings, according to Farnam Khojastehfar, an official with the Central Taskforce of Technical Inspection of Buildings.
EghtesadOnline: Following sharp price hikes and a decline in supply in Iran’s laptop and computer parts market, a specialized taskforce has been established to streamline imports.
EghtesadOnline: Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari unveiled on Saturday the list of products included in the drive called “Intensified Fight Against Hoarding and Stashing” in a letter to the heads of ‘Tazirat’ Organization (a judiciary-affiliated oversight body dealing with trade offenses), Jamal Ansari, and Consumers and Producers Protection Organization, Mahmoud Navvabi.