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Iran eyes Japan’s help for bullet trains

A senior official says Iran is interested in the Japanese technology for establishing high-speed rail in order to expand its intercity transportation. According to Press TV, Deputy Transportation Minister Valiollah Afkhami-Rad said on Saturday “A small amount of intercity transportation in Iran is carried out by rail and the government intends to significantly expand it.”..See more:


Iran seeks visa waivers with 28 countries

Iran seeks reciprocal visa waiver programs with 28 countries as part of its bid to boost inbound tourism, Director of Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) Masoud Soltanifar says...See more:

Iran govt. sees economy growing 5% in 2016

The Iranian government expects an economic growth of five percent in 2016 as the country is beginning to emerge from draconian US-led sanctions. Government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht says the economy is also expected to grow three percent this year despite sagging oil prices.“Given oil revenue only represents 30% of the budget, the decrease in oil prices has had limited impact on government spending, including on key…See more:

Iran’s Ritual and Traditional Plays Festival kicks off

Iran’s 17th Festival of Ritual and Traditional Plays has kicked off in the capital, Tehran, hosting troupes from across the country. The opening ceremony of the event was held at the Mahak Hospital and Rehabilitation Complex, which is dedicated to helping Iranian children suffering from cancer…See more:

Moscow to display works by Iranian illustrators

Iran’s pavilion at the upcoming Moscow International Book Fair (MIBF), due to begin on September 2, will exhibit the works of 68 prominent Iranian book illustrators…See more:

Iran launches first overseas farming plan

Iran has launched agricultural cultivation in Kazakhstan, marking its first farmland investment overseas as the country seeks to secure food supplies amid a lingering drought…See more:

Anxiety in workplace can lead to lower job performance

The effect of workplace anxiety on job performance is closely connected to the quality of relationships between employees, their bosses and their co-workers, according to Tasnim news agency quoting a new study…See more:

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