Rouhani orders executive bodies to take measures for ‘production boom’

President Rouhani has tasked executive bodies to take serious actions to facilities domestic and foreign investment, and remove the existing barriers, particularly the unnecessary and redundant regulations, and ease conditions for attracting investment from Iranians living abroad, as well as leasing economic enterprises to non-governmental sectors. Rouhani also tasked the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization with taking measures to promote the tourism industry given this year’s amount of rainfalls and the favorable conditions for attracting more tourists to visit the country. The Ministry of Agriculture also received an order to take steps to either obtain self-sufficiency in production of basic agricultural produces, or import them from neighboring countries if necessary

Iran’s amb. briefs Japanese media on stance towards JCPOA

In this meeting, Morteza Rahmani Movahed provided the reporters with information about mutual relation of Iran and Japan, Iranian foreign minister’s recent trip to Japan, Iran’s stance towards JCPOA, Iran’s commitment to regional stability and combating terrorism and ISIL, US enlistment of IRGC as a terrorist group, crisis in Yemen, and also issues related to Zionist regime’s presence in Palestine for the past 70 years. As reported, 20 reporters from NHK Television channel, TBS television, Kyodo News, JIJI press, The Asahi Shimbun newspaper, and etc

Domestic experts overhaul four SP offshore platforms

The maintenance operations of the phases 4,5,10 and 16 have been completed ahead of the scheduled plan, the Pars Oil and Gas Company announced, and the offshore platforms are ready to resume operation. The operations took seven days – with each phase taking 2,000 to 5,000 man/hours – to ensure the sustainable and secure gas production and prevent potential production decline, especially in the winter. Each of the platforms is developed for 28 mcm/d of natural gas production capacity.

‘Never threaten an Iranian!’ Zarif fires back at Trump

In a tweet on Monday, Zarif wrote that goaded by ‘B-Team’ – comprising US National Security Adviser John Bolton, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan – US President Trump “hopes to achieve what Alexander, Genghis & other aggressors failed to do.” Zarif went on to stress that “Iranians have stood tall for millennia while aggressors [are] all gone.” He also maintained that “economic terrorism” and “genocidal taunts” will not “end Iran”, in response to Trump’s earlier tweet that “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran.” Zarif also warned Trump to ‘never threaten an Iranian’, inviting him instead to “try respect – it works!” The post ‘Never threaten an Iranian!’ Zarif fires back at Trump appeared first on irannews .

Deutsche Bank employees suspect crime on Trump, Kushner transactions

The newspaper wrote on Sunday that the bank’s anti-money laundering specialists investigating the issue back then flagged “multiple transactions” involving legal entities controlled by Donald J. Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, recommending that the records be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdog, CNN reported