Tehran City Council


  •  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

  • Tehran City Council 2017-08-23 18:23

    By Setareh Behroozi

    Tehran councilors set sights on cleaner sky

    TEHRAN -- As evidence displays, the capital’s air pollution and traffic congestion are amongst the main concerns of the newly-elected Tehran City Council.

  • 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.

  • Mohsen Hashemi 2017-07-24 10:55

    ‘Mass public transit a solution to Tehran air pollution, traffic jam’

    TEHRAN — The expansion of mass public transit fleet is a fundamental solution to the persisting air pollution and traffic congestion in the metropolis of Tehran, councilor Mohsen Hashemi said.

  • Farajollah Salahshur 2017-05-23 18:45

    Tehran square named after Iranian director Farajollah Salahshur

    TEHRAN – A square located in Tehran’s District 5 was named after Farajollah Salahshur, the director of the acclaimed TV series “Prophet Joseph (AS)”, on Tuesday.

  • whiteflies 2017-05-22 09:10

    Silverleaf whiteflies, unwelcome guests to the capital

    TEHRAN — It is boiling hot, you are desperate to get to the bus or subway station trying to evade the scorching sunlight while you should be maddeningly careful not to swallow or inhale the whiteflies flying in almost every direction around you.

  • عکس انتخاباتی 2017-05-07 10:45

    ‘Seditious activists to be kept out of councils’ 

    TEHRAN – “We will not allow seditious activists to enter the stage of councils,” spokesman for the council election monitoring headquarters said on Saturday.

  • Ahmad Masjed-Jamei 2017-01-16 19:09

    Reading promoter Ahmad Masjed-Jamei resigns to take helm at national library

    TEHRAN – Reformist member of the Tehran City Council Ahmad Masjed-Jamei who is mostly known for the Ketabgardi, a reading campaign, has resigned to take the helm at the National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI).