Iranian First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri has highlighted the administration’s backing for the knowledge-based and digital economy, pointing to a rise in the number of technology parks and startups in recent years.
Female officials from Iran and China are going to hold the fourth session of cultural dialogue on Tuesday.
The Iranian Red Crescent Society has received more than 370 billion tomans in public donations of cash and supplies for the coronavirus response and has spent it on a targeted handout scheme to protect the vulnerable groups.
The Iranian president says efforts are being made to launch a national coronavirus vaccination drive in the coming months.
Iran has unveiled a program to work with international experts and entrepreneurs to tap into their potential in order to give fresh impetus to the trend of technological development in the country.
Iran’s health minister says clinical trials for the Iranian-made coronavirus vaccine have been successful, and it will be hopefully released in spring.
President Hassan Rouhani has assured Iranians that his administration strives to meet demand for the coronavirus vaccine with a homegrown product, purchases from reliable companies, and delivery of vaccine through the World Health Organization's COVAX programme.
The Iranian president has appreciated extensive efforts by knowledge-based companies and all other institutions to develop an Iranian coronavirus vaccine.
Iran's Health Ministry has confirmed 91 new deaths caused by the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, increasing the overall death toll to 56,262.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed sympathy with Indonesia over the crash of a passenger plane, which resulted in the deaths of all the people on board.