Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi

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  • Transport minister Abbas Akhoundi releases resignation letter 2018-10-20 21:52

    Transport minister Abbas Akhoundi releases resignation letter

    TEHRAN – Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi on Friday published his resignation letter, which was handed to President Hassan Rouhani on September 1. 

  • Mehrabad International Airport 2018-10-16 08:07

    10 airport projects to be inaugurated today

    TEHRAN- Ten major infrastructure, standardization, and safety improvement projects will be inaugurated at Mehrabad International Airport on Tuesday, IRIB reported.

  • MP names two possible candidates to replace Akhoundi 2018-10-14 09:05

    MP names two possible candidates to replace Akhoundi

    TEHRAN – Head of the Majlis Construction Committee has named Mashhad mayor and Tehran deputy mayor as two possible candidates to replace Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi.

  • Iranian Minister of Transport and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi (L) shaking hand with Indian Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari during a meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. 2018-09-08 00:44

    Iran, India push for expanding bilateral co-op in ports, transport

    TEHRAN – In a meeting on Thursday, Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi and Indian Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari stressed the need for further expansion of mutual cooperation.

  • ATR 2018-08-05 21:03

    5 new ATR aircrafts land in Tehran

    TEHRAN- Five new ATR-72600 passenger aircrafts landed in Tehran's International Mehrabad Airport on Sunday morning just before renewed U.S. sanctions go into effect, IRNA reported.

  • Iran-Azerbaijan 2018-07-30 17:51

    Iran, Azerbaijan determined to expand transport co-op

    TEHRAN – Iran and Azerbaijan’s transport ministries stressed their determination for removing barriers in the way of expanding mutual cooperation, the portal of Iranian Transport Ministry reported.

  • Akhoundi 2018-06-01 20:22

    Tehran, Tashkent to open new flight routes

    TEHRAN– Iran and Uzbekistan are planned to launch flight routes in near future, Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi told reporters on Thursday.

  •  Mohammad Samer al-Khalil 2018-05-18 20:21

    Tehran, Damascus getting prepared to hold joint economic committee meeting

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi and Syrian Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil met in Damascus on Thursday to take some preparatory steps for the scheduled Iran-Syria joint economic committee meeting which will be attended by Iranian first vice president and Syrian prime minister, next month.

  • Turkmenistan 2018-05-13 20:12

    Iran, Turkmenistan explore transportation, oil ties

    TEHRAN- The joint economic meeting of Iran and Turkmenistan was held on Saturday and in the presence of Turkmenistan's Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov and Iranian transport minister Abbas Akhoundi, where the two sides explored avenues of further cooperation on railway, road, and aviation sectors.

  • Akhoundi 2018-05-02 18:31

    Iranian transport min. attends Silk Road meeting in Turkmenistan

    TEHRAN- The international forum entitled as the ‘Great Silk Road – the path to new achievements’ kicked off on Wednesday in Turkmenistan’s Avaza national tourism zone hosting Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi, IRNA reported.

  • transportation 2018-04-07 20:03

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    A year with more private sector’s contribution to transportation

    Transportation development is one of the most significant necessities for economic growth and improvement of public welfare.

  • Akhoundi 2018-03-17 08:49

    Transport min. inaugurates 6 development projects in southern island

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi inaugurated six development projects in the southern Iranian island of Qeshm on Friday morning, IRNA reported.

  • Shiraz-Bushehr railway 2018-03-08 07:12

    Agreement on Shiraz-Bushehr railway construction signed with Chinese Co.

    TEHRAN- The agreement on construction of railway between Iran’s south-central city of Shiraz and the southwestern city of Bushehr, worth $700 million, was signed between Iranian Ministry of Transport and Urban Development and a Chinese company in Tehran on Wednesday.

  • Iran-India 2018-02-17 19:52

    Agreements signed to boost economic, agricultural, development co-op

    TEHRAN- Iran and India inked several cooperation agreements on economy, agriculture, and development in New Delhi and in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, Iranian presidential website reported.

  • Akhoundi 2018-02-05 09:59

    Road management requires $167m fund: transport min.

    TEHRAN- Managing roads of the country requires eight trillion rials (about $167 million) of fund, Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi said on Sunday.

  • RAI 2017-12-18 20:49

    Russia’s Exiar to fund €3b rail project with Iran

    TEHRAN- Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance, known as Exiar, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways, known as RAI, to provide €3 billion finance on the joint manufacturing of railway wagons and locomotives.

  • Railway 2017-11-25 20:27

    Iranian railway development needs $28b investment: transport min.

    TEHRAN- Development of Iran’s railway requires $28 billion investment, Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi announced on Saturday.

  • Qatari Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti 2017-10-30 20:06

    Iran, Qatar hold transport co-op talks

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi and Qatari Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti held talks over cooperation on various transportation sectors, the official website of Iran’s Transport Ministry reported on Monday.

  • Iran Russia 2017-10-28 19:58

    Tehran, Moscow confer on boosting economic, industrial, energy co-op

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak discussed the ways to expand cooperation between the two countries in economic, industrial and energy sectors, IRNA reported.

  • Russian Minister of Construction Housing and Utilities Sector Mikhail Men 2017-10-27 18:10

    Iran, Russia sign MOU on house construction

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi and Russian Minister of Construction Housing and Utilities Sector Mikhail Men signed an MOU on construction of houses on Thursday.

  •  railway network 2017-10-25 09:00

    Transport min. outlines plans for expansion of railway network

    TEHRAN - In a meeting at Management and Planning Organization of Iran on Monday, Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi outlined the ministry’s programs for expansion of the country’s railway network.

  • Iran-Turkey 2017-10-20 19:49

    Iranian, Turkish ministers discuss major transport ties

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi and Turkish Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan conferred on major mutual transportation ties, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Akhundi 2017-08-19 19:33

    Proposed transport minister elaborates on future plans

    TEHRAN- Last Tuesday and on the third day of the Iranian Parliament intensive sessions to discuss the credentials and backgrounds of President Hassan Rouhani’s proposed ministers, the turn came to Abbas Akhoundi, the ministerial nominee for transport and urban development to propose his future plans for the vote of confidence. However, the session did not conclude on the same day and was postponed to Saturday morning.

  • Iran-Germany transport ties 2017-08-01 09:59

    Tehran, Berlin ink joint statement on rail, maritime, ports co-op

    TEHRAN – Iran and Germany signed a joint statement on cooperation in rail transport, maritime and ports industries, the portal of Iranian Transport Ministry reported on Monday.

  • Iran-Germany 2017-07-29 09:28

    Iran, Germany mull over expanding economic, banking ties

    TEHRAN – Iranian Minister of Transport Abbas Akhoundi and Germany’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy Brigitte Zypries met on Thursday to discuss economic cooperation and expansion of banking relations.

  • Tehran 2017-07-02 19:48

    Who is going to run for mayor of Tehran?

    TEHRAN - When the pro-reform candidates for the fifth Tehran city council election on May 19 captured all 21 seats, speculations ran rife as who would be chosen the capital’s next mayor.

  • Iran Air's Airbus A321 Arrived in Tehran 2017-03-25 12:29

    Iran’s 3rd new Airbus to land in Tehran today

    TEHRAN- Iran Air, the flag carrier airline of Iran, will take delivery of the third newly purchased Airbus jets today.

  • Railway 2017-03-14 18:47

    Over $534m investment made in railway sector

    TEHRAN- Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi said that over 2 trillion rials (about $534.045 million) investment has been made in the country’s rail sector over the past three years, IRIB reported.

  • Iran-France 2017-03-05 21:26

    Banque de France to finance Iran-France projects: French fin. min.

    TEHRAN- The central Bank of France, Banque de France, is working on plans to issue direct loans for companies that want to invest in Iran, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin told reporters at Iran’s Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs in a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart, Ali Tayyebnia, the Iranian ministry’s news agency, Shada, reported on Sunday.

  • جلسه استیضاح عباس آخوندی وزیر راه و شهرسازی 2017-02-19 21:56

    Iran’s transport minister wins confidence vote

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Minister of Transport and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi won confidence vote of the lawmakers in an impeachment session on Sunday.