Hormozgan

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  • 22 new eco-lodges aim to improve hospitality in Hormozgan 2020-04-21 23:20

    22 new eco-lodges aim to improve hospitality in Hormozgan

    TEHRAN – A total of 22 new eco-lodges were inaugurated across Hormozgan during the past Iranian calendar year 1398 (ended March 20) in a bid to improve hospitality sector in the southern Iranian province.

  • Date 2020-02-15 14:28

    Bandar Abbas to hold date exhibition in late Feb.

    TEHRAN- Hormozgan Province, in southern Iran, will hold a specialized exhibition on dates and date products in Bandar Abbas, the capital city of the province, from February 24 to 28, Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) published on its website.

  • A sightseer poses for a photo during her visit to the Qeshm Geopark in the Persian Gulf, southern Iran. 2020-01-13 20:08

    Cloudburst closes UNESCO-tagged geopark in Iran’s Qeshm

    TEHRAN – Severe rainstorms over the past few days have led to the temporarily closure of Qeshm Geopark in the Persian Gulf, aiming to safeguard eco-travelers and visitors to the UNESCO-registered site.

  • Coastal, forest tourism development plan being prepared 2019-12-30 19:23

    Coastal, forest tourism development plan being prepared

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts is preparing a comprehensive plan for developing tourism around coastal areas and forests in the country.

  • Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 2019-12-27 18:31

    Ayatollah Khamenei says martyrs must be honored

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that martyrs must be honored, because there are “malicious” moves in line with marginalizing martyrdom.

  • Bastak petroglyphs to go on show at National Museum 2019-11-17 09:57

    Bastak petroglyphs to go on show at National Museum

    TEHRAN – Two of the Bastak petroglyphs, which bear ancient maritime figures, will go on display at the National Museum of Iran in order to highlight cultural heritage of the southern Hormozgan province.

  • Prehistoric site discovered in Iran dating to 3rd millennium BC 2019-10-30 19:15

    Prehistoric site discovered in Iran dating to 3rd millennium BC

    TEHRAN – A prehistoric site, estimated to date from the third millennium BC, has recently been discovered in Minab, southern Iran.

  • Biggest drug smuggling band dismantled in southern Iran 2019-08-20 19:43

    Biggest drug smuggling band dismantled in southern Iran

    TEHRAN – The Intelligence Ministry has announced that its forces have dismantled the largest drug smuggling band in the southern province of Hormozgan.

  • People tour the Portuguese Castle of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf 2019-06-22 18:43

    Visit Portuguese Castle of Hormuz

    Where you may soak up silence while traveling through time

    TEHRAN – The crumbling Portuguese Castle of Hormuz Island, built in the early 16th century, is one of the last surviving monuments of the colonial rule in the Persian Gulf. It is now a tourism attraction where you can soak up the silence while traveling through time. For visitors it seems to be easy to imagine the hustle and bustle of Portuguese military forces five centuries ago!

  • Iranian adventurer starts traveling round the globe on camelback 2019-05-25 19:50

    Iranian adventurer starts traveling round the globe on camelback

    TEHRAN – Iranian traveler and athlete Mohammad Amiri-Roudan has commenced traveling round the globe on camelback.

  • Hormozgan 2019-05-22 19:20

    Annual exports from Hormozgan Province at $16.5b

    TEHRAN- Commodities worth $16.5 billion were exported from Hormozgan Province in south of Iran during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2019), head of the province’s Industry, Mining and Trade Department announced.

  • Shahid Rajaee 2019-05-07 19:50

    Near 5m tons of cargos loaded, unloaded at Shahid Rajaee Port in a month

    TEHRAN- Near five million tons of cargos have been loaded and unload at Iran’s largest container port, Shahid Rajaee, during the first Iranian calendar month of Farvardin (March 21-April 20, 2019), Director General of Ports and Maritime Department of Hormozgan Province Allah-Morad Afifipour announced.

  • Seafaring grows over Noruz holidays 2019-04-26 19:55

    Seafaring grows over Noruz holidays

    TEHRAN – The number of sailings in Iran grew by nine percent during the Persian New Year (Noruz) holidays (March 16-April 4) in comparison to the same period last year, said deputy director of the Ports and Maritime Organization.

  • Hormozgan province exports $3.15m of handicrafts  2019-04-23 22:13

    Hormozgan province exports $3.15m of handicrafts 

    TEHRAN - Handicrafts exports from Hormozgan province reached some $3.15 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1397 (ended March 20), CHTN reported. 

  • Tehran museum to showcase objects from Hormozgan 2019-03-05 09:46

    Tehran museum to showcase ancient objects from Hormozgan

    TEHRAN – A collection of ancient objects, unearthed in Hormozgan province, will be put on show at the National Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran.

  • Precipitation triples last year’s mean in Iran  2019-02-17 09:36

    Precipitation triples last year’s mean in Iran 

    TEHRAN — As per the data released on Friday by the National Drought Warning and Monitoring Center affiliated to the Meteorological Organization, precipitation amounts in the current water year (starting on September 23, 2018) have jumped three-folds compared to the same period a year earlier. 

  • Plans on agenda to address sand and dust storms in 4 provinces  2019-02-15 21:28

    Plans on agenda to address sand and dust storms in 4 provinces 

    TEHRAN — Studies to combat sand and dust storms are almost completed and next year (starting on March 21) plans will be implemented in four provinces of Khuzestan, Sistan-Baluchestan, Kerman and Hormozgan, director of the national headquarters for combatting sand and dust storms has said.

  • Iran to mark World Wetlands Day in southern city of Bandar Khamir  2019-01-27 21:35

    Iran to mark World Wetlands Day in southern city of Bandar Khamir 

    TEHRAN — Iran’s department of Environment will mark World Wetlands Day, February 2, in the southern city of Bandar Khamir, Hormozgan province, deputy environment chief of DOE natural environment and biodiversity directorate has said.

  • Ian Biggs 2019-01-07 21:56

    Australia resolved to develop trade, industrial ties with Iran: envoy

    TEHRAN- Australian Ambassador to Tehran Ian Biggs announced his country’s decision to expand industrial and trade ties with Iran, the official portal of Iran's Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) reported on Monday.

  • Ian Biggs 2019-01-06 21:01

    Australian ambassador meets Hormozgan governor 

    TEHRAN – The Australian Ambassador to Iran, Ian Biggs, met with Hormozgan Province governor Fereidoun Hemmati in Bandar Abbas on Sunday.

  • First VP Jahangiri inaugurated water desalinization, power plants in Hormozgan province 2018-12-11 21:07

    First VP Jahangiri inaugurated water desalination, power plants in Hormozgan province

    Major water, power projects come on stream

    TEHRAN- Iranian First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri inaugurated the first phase of the country’s biggest water desalination project and a 160-megawatt power plant in the southern province of Hormozgan on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • Department of Environment opposes water transfer from Persian Gulf 2018-10-03 17:32

    Department of Environment opposes water transfer from Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN — With regard to the environmental conditions of the Persian Gulf, the Department of Environment (DOE) has taken a firm stand against water transfer from this body of water, deputy environment chief, Masoud Tajrishi, has said.

  • Oman Health Exhibition & Conference 2018-09-11 04:15

     Iran to join Oman fair to promote medical tourism

    TEHRAN – Iran will take part at the 8th Oman Health Exhibition & Conference, which will be running from September 24 to 26 at the capital city of Muscat.

  • Three policemen martyred in Hormozgan gun attack 2018-09-09 20:28

    Three policemen martyred in Hormozgan gun attack

    TEHRAN – Three Iranian police forces were martyred in an attack on a police station in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan on Saturday night.

  • Ground broken for handicrafts marketplace in Hormozgan 2018-08-05 10:29

    Ground broken for handicrafts marketplace in Hormozgan

    TEHRAN - Construction of a permanent handicrafts marketplace officially began on Thursday with a ground-breaking ceremony in the city of Fin, southern Hormozgan province.

  • Ground broken for anthropology museum in Hormozgan 2018-07-31 10:56

    Ground broken for anthropology museum in Hormozgan

    TEHRAN - Construction of local anthropology museum began on Saturday with a ground-breaking ceremony in the southern city of Dashti, Hormozgan province.

  • Govt. weighing plan to give more power to Kerman, Hormozgan provinces 2018-07-23 10:12

    Govt. weighing plan to give more power to Kerman, Hormozgan provinces

    TEHRAN – Interior Ministry spokesman Salman Samani says the government is studying a plan to give authority under Article 127 of the Constitution to the two provinces of Kerman and Hormozgan.

  • زلزله 2018-07-22 11:34

    Strong quakes jolt southern, western Iran

    TEHRAN — Two strong earthquakes measuring 5.7 and 5.9 on the Richter scale shook respectively the southern province of Hormozgan and the western province of Kermanshah on Sunday.

  • Minab to be declared national city of mat weaving, basketry 2018-06-23 17:25

    Minab to be declared national city of mat weaving, basketry

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization plans to give Minab the title of “national city of mat weaving and basketry”, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • Sand and dust storm hits vast areas of Iran 2018-05-13 02:35

    Sand and dust storm hits vast areas of Iran

    TEHRAN – A rather heavy sand and dust storm (SDS) has stricken huge areas in western, southwestern and southern Iran.