The latest news and views about Iran’s domestic production
Appointment of Iran petrochemical giant’s chief triggers criticism
Abdulali Ali-Asgari, former head of the IRIB, has been appointed as new director general of Iran's Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Corporation.
Official: Iran’s PasteuCovac jab 96.5% effective against Covid
The director of Iran’s Pasteur Institute has said tests on 24,000 people show that the country’s PasteuCovac vaccine is 96.5 percent effective against Covid-19.
Iran govt. paper hits out at Worker House for criticism over budget draft
The official newspaper of the government of Iran has attacked the Worker House for its criticism of the government’s proposal for the removal of a subsidized exchange rate for the US dollar in next year’s budget.
Iran produces over 10mn doses of Pastokovac vaccine in fall
Iran has, so far, produced more than 10 million doses of the anti-Covid Pastokovac vaccine, of which 6.3 million doses have been handed over to the health ministry and injected to citizens at medical centers.
Iran’s Leader meets nurses, families of late medical staff caring for COVID patients
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has received a host of nurses and families of medical personnel who lost their lives to COVID-19 while treating and caring for patients inflicted with the deadly virus.
Iranian Leader advisor: Syria to continue path of resistance
The path of resistance against enemies will be continued in Syria, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei told the visiting Syrian foreign minister in Tehran.
Raisi calls for an end to vast salaries of some government officials
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for end to what is known in Iran as “astronomical salaries” among some government officials.
Iranian president names new pick for Education Minister
Iran’s President has introduced Yousef Nouri as his new pick for Minister of Education to the Iranian Parliament. Nouri will be put to vote on Sunday at the legislature.
Iran releases video of testing of satellite carrier engine
Iran has, for the first time, released footage of the testing of the engine for a domestically developed super-heavy satellite carrier.
Iran FM: Tehran entering Vienna talks in good faith
Iran’s foreign minister says Tehran is entering the Vienna talks in good faith and despite the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iran president, economists review ways to resolve economic problems
Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi in a meeting with a group of economists reviewed possible ways and options to try to resolve the economic woes of the nation.
Iran air defense chief: Home-made systems used in war games
All systems used during the ongoing military drills by the Iranian Army are indigenous and domestically manufactured, Commander of Air Defense Force says.
Iran marks Fight Against Arrogance Day
Schools across Iran have marked the National Day of Fight Against Arrogance by holding the symbolic ceremony of ringing the bell.
Minister: Iran Oil products’ exports to resume in 2 weeks
Iran’s Oil Minister Javad Ouji has said oil products exports from the Islamic Republic will resume within the next couple of weeks.
MPs file report on violations by ex-pres. Rouhani over tackling Covid
Iran’s Parliament has sent a report to the Judiciary on the performance of former President Hassan Rouhani as the then head of the National Coronavirus Task Force.
Raeisi: Iran serious about nuclear talks, sanctions must be removed
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raesi has reaffirmed Tehran’s readiness for talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.
New production line of Iran anti-Covid vaccine set in motion
Iran’s Barakat vaccine’s second production line was set in motion last week and it’s expected to produce 6 to 8 million doses of vaccine per month.
Raisi says will not allow excessive import of home appliances
Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi says his administration prioritizes domestic production and will not allow excessive imports.
Raisi says to throw weigh behind domestic production of covid vaccines
Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi has reaffirmed his administration’s stance to support domestic production of Covid-19 vaccines.
Association Chief: Iran Power Outages Cost Steel Sector $6bn
The head of Iranian Steel Producers Association says power outages that hit the country during summer have cost the industry six billion dollars.
IRGC’s Noura COVID-19 Vaccine Completes 1st Phase of Clinical Trials
The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the coronavirus vaccine the force is developing has successfully passed the first phase of clinical trials.
2nd Phase Trials Show Iran’s Covo-Pars Coronavirus Jab 80% Effective
The spokesman for the Covo-Pars vaccine project of Iran’s Razi Institute, which is undergoing clinical trial, says the second phase of its trials show 80 percent effectiveness in protecting people against the coronavirus.
IRGC Chief Receives First Dose of Iranian-Made Coronavirus Vaccine
Major General Hossein Salami, the Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has received the first dose of an Iranian-made COVID-19 vaccine.
Iran’s Leader Calls for Acceleration of COVID-19 Vaccination Process
Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the government officials must do their best to vaccinate people against the coronavirus as soon as possible.
Iran Inaugurates Major Pipeline to Bypass Strait of Hormuz for Oil Exports
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has officially inaugurated the first phase of the 1,000-kilometre oil pipeline connecting Goreh in the west of Persian Gulf to Jask in its east, making Iran independent of the Strait of Hormuz for oil exports.