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VP Orders Enhancement of Ties with Indian Ocean Littoral States

First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri ordered administrative agencies to enhance ties with Indian Ocean littoral states on Saturday May 28.

SAIPA Signs $1bn Finance Deal with South Koran Company

Hassan Baghaei, the Deputy Commercial Manager of SAIPA auto-making group, said on Saturday May 28 that the group has inked a $1bn finance deal with South Korean company SK Networks.

Iranian, Chinese Firms Sign MoU on Agricultural Cooperation

A major Chinese agricultural firm has penned a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a leading Iranian engineering company in a bid to boost cooperation between the two countries in the field of agriculture, a report said.

Iran and Japan to Cooperate on Energy Efficiency

Iran’s Institute for International Energy Studies (IIES) and the Japan Cooperation Centre for the Middle East (JCCME) have agreed to cooperate on studying energy efficiency in Iran.

Iranian and Afghan Environment Chiefs Discuss Hamoun Lake Preservation

The chief of Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) and the Director-General of Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) discussed issues related to Hamoun Lake preservation.

Pakistan Wants More Border Crossings with Iran

Pakistan commerce minister says establishment of more border crossings between Iran and Pakistan would help in boosting bilateral trade.

Iranian Pair Win Asian Snooker Championship

Iran shocked India 3-2 (53-65, 54-7, 77-1, 64-69, 74-40) to clinch the final of the Asian Snooker 6-Reds Teams Championship at Novotel Al Bustan Hotel in Abu Dhabi on Thursday May 27.

Indonesian Minister Due in Iran for Oil Deal

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh will meet his Indonesian counterpart in Tehran on Monday to discuss fresh energy cooperation, Shana news agency says.

Former Indian Envoy: PM Modi’s Visit Was a Major Bilateral Step

The former Indian Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan believes that the recent visit of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Iran was a major turning point in bilateral ties between the two Asian countries.

Afghan Official Thanks Iran for Sheltering Refugees

Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar expressed his gratitude to Iran for its support for Afghan refugees seeking asylum in the Islamic Republic over the past decades.

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