Mohammad Ali Najafi


  • an unveiling ceremony of 46 new cars on Thursday 2018-03-16 19:29

    Tehran metro short of 1,300 cars: mayor

    TEHRAN — The Tehran metro is experiencing overcrowding as it is short of some 1,300 cars, Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi said.

  • Tehran mayor resigns 2018-03-14 20:07

    Tehran mayor resigns

    TEHRAN – Councilor Majid Farahani on Wednesday confirmed the news about the resignation of Tehran mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi, saying the Tehran city council will discuss the issue in its first session in the next Iranian calendar year, which begins on March 21.

  • Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi 2018-03-11 19:58

    ‘Startups, the golden solution for tackling urban development challenges’

    TEHRAN - Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi has expressed the municipality’s readiness to actively support startups, considering them as ‘the golden solution’ for tackling challenges of urban development.

  • sabzeh 2018-03-07 19:38

    Growing sabzeh, an eco-friendly tradition or not

    TEHRAN -- Sabzeh, as one of the items of Haft Seen, an arrangement of seven symbolic items traditionally displayed at the Iranian celebration of the New Year, Noruz, is a symbol of livelihood.

  • vali-e  asr ave. 2018-03-03 19:21

    Tehraners to welcome New Year with tree planting

    TEHRAN -- Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi has called on Tehrani citizens to plant a tree while they are growing sabzeh for their Haft Seen.

  • Mohammad Ali Najafi 2018-02-28 09:10

    Tehraners exhaust water supplies, says mayor

    TEHRAN — Water supplies in Tehran are being exhausted as consumption in the capital city is three times the carrying capacity, Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi said on Tuesday.

  • Tehran's rare clean air (Tabiat Bridge) 2018-01-26 10:27

    Tehran’s air pollution: auto industry’s noncompliance twists the knife

    TEHRAN – Tehran is fed up with air pollution and both domestic and foreign car manufacturers refuse to accept the installation of diesel particulate filter on their products, the director of Tehran’s Air Quality Control Company has said.

  • Mohammad Ali Najafi 2018-01-22 09:53

    Tehran mayor backs investigation into municipality

    TEHRAN – Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi says he welcomes the city council’s investigation into the performance of the municipality and the Hamshahri Institute.

  • The metropolis of Mashhad in Khorasan Razavi province 2017-12-31 11:03

    Metro mayors to ask Rouhani for support

    TEHRAN — Mayors of 8 metropolises of Iran requested a visit from President Hassan Rouhani to call his attention to the shortcomings the municipalities are facing.

  • najafi 2017-11-24 21:45

    All parties’ compliance ‘crucial’ for nuclear deal to survive: Iran

    Reza Najafi, Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, said on Thursday that all parties’ compliance to the 2015 nuclear deal is “crucial” for the agreement to survive.

  • South Korean Ambassador Kim Seung-ho 2017-11-01 20:32

    Tehran, Seoul mayors sign friendship agreement

    TEHRAN — The mayor of Tehran and the mayor of Seoul signed a friendship agreement on the sidelines of the Champion Mayors meeting in Seoul, October 19-20.

  • third meeting of the Champion Mayors 2017-10-18 18:25

    Tehran mayor to attend ‘Champion Mayors’ meeting in Seoul

    TEHRAN — Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi is slated to attend the third meeting of the Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth, October 19-20, in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Isa Kalantari (R) and Mohammad Ali Najafi 2017-10-09 09:38

    Tehran Municipality, Department of Environment ink MOU on environmental studies

    TEHRAN — Tehran Municipality and the Department of Environment signed a memorandum of understanding to conduct environmental studies at Pardisan park which is a habitat for animals and plant species.

  • The elderly gather, play group games 2017-10-07 18:10

    The elderly gather, play group games

    TEHRAN — A crowd of senior Tehrani citizens gathered together, walked in groups and played group games at Tehran Theater Complex on Friday.

  • tehran mayor 2017-09-22 20:16

    Clean air starts with us: Tehran mayor

    TEHRAN -- “If we need clean air as Tehran citizens, we should start with ourselves,” Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi said.

  • Najafi 2017-09-06 13:43

    Tehran mayor to attend cabinet meeting on Wednesday

    TEHRAN – Government spokesman Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht said on Tuesday that Mohammad-Ali Najafi, Tehran’s new mayor, has been invited to take part in the cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Tehran's mayor sworn in  2017-09-05 15:33

    Tehran's mayor sworn in 

    TEHRAN- Mohammad Ali Najafi, the new mayor of Tehran, sworn in at the fifth session of Tehran City Council on September 5, 2017. Tehran Times / Maryam kamyab

  •  Tehran City Council takes office 2017-08-23 20:14

    Tehran City Council takes office

    The first session of the fifth Tehran City Council was held on August 23, 2017. During the session, Mohsen Hashemi, the eldest son of the late Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, was selected as the chairman of the council. Meanwhile, the council unanimously voted for Mohammad Ali Najafi to take the helm of Tehran Municipality. However, the mayor will be officially inaugurated after getting approval from the Ministry of Interior which is due to take place in coming days. Tehran Times/ Majid Haghdoust

  • محسن هاشمی 2017-08-22 20:04

    No need for acting Tehran mayor: Mohsen Hashemi

    TEHRAN – Moshen Hashemi, the only candidate for chairman of Tehran’s new city council, has said that the 21-member council will not appoint an acting mayor for Tehran.

  • Mohsen Hashemi 2017-08-19 19:55

    Mohsen Hashemi sole candidate for Tehran city council chairman

    TEHRAN — As it had been agreed in the last informal session of the new Tehran city council on Wednesday, Mohsen Hashemi remains the sole candidate for the post of chairman in the council.

  • Mohammad Ali Najafi 2017-08-11 19:12

    Najafi sole candidate for Tehran mayor

    TEHRAN — Mohammad Ali Najafi remains the sole candidate who is widely expected to take up the post of Tehran mayor in the coming days or possibly weeks.

  • محمد علی نجفی مشاور رئیس جمهور 2017-08-07 11:27

    Najafi submits plan as to-be Tehran mayor

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Ali Najafi, who is widely expected to win the post of Tehran mayor, has submitted his plans to new members of the Tehran City Council, a council member said on Sunday.

  • Mohammad Ali Najafi 2017-08-04 17:01

    To-be Tehran mayor says proposal on way

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Ali Najafi, who has the highest chance to be elected as the mayor of Tehran, has said he will deliver his proposal for the management of the capital to the 21-member city council.