Central Asia


  • Chabahar port 2021-04-06 14:49

    'India doubling down on Chabahar port project as strategic counter to China BRI gains momentum'

    By the end of May, India will begin full-scale operations in its first foreign port venture at Iran’s Chabahar, a facility that opens on the Gulf of Oman that will aim to facilitate more South Asia, Central Asia and West Asia trade, Asia Times wrote on Sunday, April 4.

  • Zarif 2021-04-03 21:14

    Zarif to start tour of Central Asia

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will take a tour of the Central Asian states of Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, the Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday.

  • دانش بنیان 2020-06-10 19:06

    Knowledge-based companies to raise annual sales to $35 billion

    TEHRAN – Knowledge-based companies in Iran sold products worth 1,200 trillion rials (about $28 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 19), while the figure is projected to rise to 1,500 billion rials (about $35 billion) in the current year, said Sourena Sattari, Vice President for Science and Technology.

  • Transit 2020-06-09 14:14

    Iran ready to restart transit ties with Central Asian countries

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami said that his country is ready to restart transit relations with the Central Asian countries, IRNA reported.

  • 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.