Central Asia


  • 3,000-year-old silk spinning still practiced in Iran 2020-01-04 18:53

    3,000-year-old silk spinning still practiced in Iran

    TEHRAN – There are silk makers in different parts of Iran, mainly in northern Gilan and northeastern Khorasan Razavi provinces, that still practice the trade their ancestors did some 3,000 years ago.

  •  Travelers visit Naqsh-e Rostam, an Achaemenid-era rock-hewn necropolis in southern Iran 2019-12-31 21:12

    ECO Cultural Institute seeks tourism boom, new president says

    TEHRAN – The newly-appointed president of the Economic Cooperation Organization Cultural Institute said on Monday that development of tourism industry is a priority of her mission through launching joint projects with other member states.

  • Intl. conference cements common heritage along Silk Road 2018-11-10 22:45

    Intl. conference cements common heritage along Silk Road

    TEHRAN – A recent conference hosted delegations of experts and officials from Iran and other countries with the aim of cementing common heritage along the ancient Silk Road.

  • irna 2018-01-02 09:19

    Expert: Iran can connect Kazakhstan to Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN - Meysam Araie Darunkala, a Central Asia expert, has said that Iran can act as an appropriate corridor to connect Kazakhstan to the Persian Gulf region as well as Pakistan and India.

  • Hojjatollah Faghani 2018-01-01 13:42

    Iran warns Central Asia may be Daesh’s next target

    TEHRAN – The defeat of Daesh (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria has made the terrorist group to change the geography of its activities and Central Asian countries must be watchful of this threat, Iranian Ambassador to Tajikistan Hojjatollah Faghani warned in a meeting with Tajik Parliament speaker Shukurjon Zuhurov in Dushanbe on Sunday.

  • HJ1.مهر- محمود رحیمی.JPG 2016-10-17 18:59

    Tehran hosting regional railroad meeting

    TEHRAN – Railways of Iran, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Kazakhstan started a two-day meeting in Tehran on Monday, aiming to give a boost to rail transactions between Central Asia and Europe.

  • MA1.Kazakhstan.jpg 2016-09-05 09:19

    Kazakhstan to host Iran’s exclusive expo in Oct.

    TEHRAN – Kazakhstan’s city of Shymkent will host an exclusive exhibition of Iranian industries from October 3 to 6, according to the website of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO).