Two musical pieces composed by famous conductor Loris Tjeknavorian and Behzad Abdi were recently performed to commemorate the victims of the January downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane..
The University of Waterloo in Canada’s Ontario and Iran’s Sharif University of Technology are planning to establish scholarship funds in memory of some of the elite passengers of the Ukrainian plane which was downed in Tehran last month.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told his counterparts from the countries involved in the recent Ukrainian plane tragedy that the Islamic Republic will remain fully responsible in dealing with the case.
As heavy snow has blanketed much of northern Iran, President Hassan Rouhani has ordered four ministers to take whatever action necessary to swiftly aid people in the affected areas and address their problems.
At least seven people have been killed and 85 others wounded in the heavy snowfall and avalanches that hit northern Iran, especially Gilan and Ardabil provinces.
As the 38th edition of Fajr Film Festival has gotten underway in Iran, the festival organizers are donating the opening ceremony funds to the people affected by flooding in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
Seyyed Rasoul Mousavi, an assistant to Iran's foreign minister and the director-general of the Foreign Ministry's West Asia Department, had a meeting with the families of some of the Afghan martyrs of the Ukrainian plane crash.
The Tehran-Mahshahr Flight 6936, a Boeing MD plane operated by Caspian Airline, slid off the runway and stopped in the middle of a road in Mahshahr on Monday, with no casualties reported.
Iran Airtour Airline’s Flight 9716 destined for Istanbul suffered a technical problem minutes after take-off, but managed to land at Mehrabad Airport safely.
Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed deep regret over the earthquake that hit neighbouring Turkey on Friday.