Tehran Municipality

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  • ‘Govt., judiciary slow to submit bill on protection of animals’ 2019-08-21 20:41

    ‘Govt., judiciary slow to submit bill on protection of animals’

    TEHRAN – The government and the judiciary have been slow to submit a bill proposed over 3 years ago (to the Majlis) on protection of animals and wildlife, Mohammad Reza Tabesh, head of the Majlis environment committee has stated.

  • Ezzatollah Entezami 2019-08-18 18:12

    Bust of actor Ezzatollah Entezami set up in Tehran

    TEHRAN -- The Tehran Municipality has set up a bust of veteran actor Ezzatollah Entezami near his house in the Aqdasieh neighborhood.

  • Tehran Municipality plans to build 4 new subway lines 2019-06-01 20:18

    Tehran Municipality plans to build 4 new subway lines

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality plans to construct four new subway lines in the capital after putting all the under-construction lines on operation, Mohsen Pourseyyed Aqaei, deputy mayor for traffic and transport affairs has said.

  • Tehran Municipality to convert petrol taxis into hybrid electric 2019-05-15 20:09

    Tehran Municipality to convert petrol taxis into hybrid electric

    TEHRAN — Tehran taxi organization, affiliated to the municipality, is planning on converting petrol taxis to plug-in hybrids, the organization CEO, Alireza Qannadan, has said.

  • Tehran 2019-04-24 22:45

    Tehran Municipality plans to hold smart city meetings

    TEHRAN -- Tehran Municipality Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Organization plans to hold a series of meetings as a part of a project for turning the capital into a smart city in the near future, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Tehran to host intl. flower, plant exhibit 2019-04-22 22:45

    Tehran to host intl. flower, plant exhibit

    TEHRAN— The 17th International Exhibition of Flowers, Plants, Park Equipment and Related Industries will be inaugurated at Tehran’s Goftegoo Park on April 28, ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.

  • Travelers visit Taq Kasra in an undated photo. 2019-04-22 00:57

    Tehran Municipality negotiating to restore Taq Kasra in Iraq

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality is in talks with Baghdad’s urban planners and authorities to restore a number of aging monuments in Iraq including Taq Kasra, which is an architecturally-important Sasanian-era Persian monument.

  • today photos 2019-03-06 10:06

    Tehran Municipality’s next year budget set at $4.5b

    TEHRAN – Tehran City Council has approved Municipality’s budget amounting to 188 trillion rials (nearly $4.5 billion) for the next Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21), Mohsen Hashemi, Tehran City Council Chairman has said.

  • National Tree Planting Day: Tehran Municipality to plant 2 million trees  2019-02-23 09:13

    National Tree Planting Day: Tehran Municipality to plant 2 million trees 

    TEHRAN — Tehran Municipality will plant 2 million trees on the occasion of National Tree Planting Day, head of Tehran Parks and Green Spaces Organization, affiliated to the municipality, IRIB reported on Friday 

  • Zeinab Nasiri, the director of Health Department at Tehran Municipality speaking at a conference for combating diabetes. 2019-02-19 22:22

    Iran to produce Insulin by late 2019

    TEHRAN- Iran will start producing insulin by late 2019, said the managing director of Novo Nordisk Pars Company. 

  • Center for labor children vocational training opened in Tehran 2019-02-12 22:44

    Center for labor children vocational training opened in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The 20th center offering skill development training to the labor children was inaugurated on Monday in district 10 of the capital, ISNA reported.

  • $1b proposed for developing Tehran public transport fleet 2019-02-07 01:01

    $1b proposed for developing Tehran public transport fleet

    TEHRAN – A total budget of 45 trillion rials (nearly $1 billion) on development of transportation fleet has been proposed in Tehran Municipality’s budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21, 2019), Sakineh Ashrafi, deputy mayor of Tehran for planning, urban development and council affairs has said.

  • UNESCO 2019-01-02 20:42

    UNESCO national commission, Tehran Municipality discuss co-op

    TEHRAN- Iranian National Commission for UNESCO and Tehran Municipality discussed increasing cooperation to promote Tehrani citizens’ social well-being as well as making the city more accessible to people with disabilities. 

  • Cancer diagnostic, prevention center to open in Tehran  2018-12-21 20:38

    Cancer diagnostic, prevention center to open in Tehran 

    TEHRAN — A cancer diagnostic and prevention center will be inaugurated in Tehran within the next few months, CEO of Shahr-e Salem (healthy city) Company, affiliated to Tehran Municipality has said.

  • Brain science center to open in Tehran’s Book Garden 2018-12-19 20:32

    Brain science center to open in Tehran’s Book Garden

    TEHRAN — A center for brain science for students, aiming to promote scientific study of the brain, will be opened in Book Garden, northern Tehran, in the month of Bahman (January 21-February 19), IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Tehran Organic Week Festival opens   2018-12-14 22:29

    Tehran Organic Week Festival opens  

    TEHRAN — The 11th Tehran Organic Week Festival, aiming to increase public awareness about healthy food and fruits, kicked off on Thursday at Tehran’s Goftogu Park, Mehr news agency reported. 

  • dry waste 2018-12-07 22:00

    Tehrani citizens can soon sell dry waste through app

    TEHRAN -- Tehrani citizens can sell their dry waste in the near future through an application introduced by Tehran Municipality, the head of waste management organization of Tehran Municipality announced, Fars reported on Thursday.

  • Smart Tehran Hackathon 2018-12-07 22:00

    Startups attend Smart Tehran Hackathon

    TEHRAN – For the first time, Tehran Municipality provided Application Programming Interface (API) for startups which attended the 1st Smart Tehran Hackathon, a gathering where programmers collaboratively code in an extreme manner over a short period of time.

  • Tehran mayor Pirouz Hanachi 2018-12-05 23:42

    Tehran mayor meets Leader

    TEHRAN – Mayor of Tehran, Pirouz Hanachi, visited the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday, ISNA reported.

  • Green taxes not used for environmental development 2018-12-05 10:20

    Green taxes not used for environmental development’

    TEHRAN – While the Municipality of Tehran receives green taxes paid by pollutant industries, the money is not used for developing the environment or improving the industries, Ali Moridi, head of department of environment’s (DOE) soil and water office has said.

  • ‘Responsible bodies blame-shifting keeps air pollution alive’ 2018-12-01 22:34

    Blame-shifting keeps air pollution continuing: councilor

    TEHRAN – Different bodies and organizations constantly try to shift the blame for the country’s severe air pollution to each other, keeping the current situation of air pollution alive, Tehran city councilor has said.

  • shahrbanoo 2018-11-05 17:04

    600,000 women enjoy recreational facilities of Tehran Municipality

    TEHRAN – A total number of 600,000 women from the capital city of Tehran enjoyed the cultural, training and sports facilities provided by the municipality during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year, beginning on March 21.

  • Tehran mayor to be elected on November 13, says councilor 2018-10-28 20:15

    Tehran mayor to be elected on November 13, says councilor

    TEHRAN – Tehran City Council spokesman Ali A’ata has announced that a new mayor for the capital will be elected on November 13, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • Municipalities, Oil Ministry join hands to improve public transport 2018-10-27 04:20

    Municipalities, Oil Ministry join hands to improve public transport

    TEHRAN — Mayors of 9 Iranian metropolises and Iran Fuel Conservation Company, affiliated to Ministry of Oil signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday to jointly improve public transport in the megacities.

  • Second phase of Tehran’s LEZ scheme comes into force 2018-10-23 20:47

    Second phase of Tehran’s LEZ scheme comes into force

    TEHRAN – The second phase of low emission zone (LEZ) scheme aiming at reducing traffic emissions, went into effect on Tuesday running for 24 hours a day, head of the national working group for reducing air pollution has announced.

  • Tehran Municipality to offer free plants, gardening courses 2018-10-21 21:02

    Tehran Municipality to offer free plants, gardening courses

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality is to implement a scheme offering free plants and gardening courses to citizens living in district 22, an official with the Municipality has announced.

  • Tehran municipality to make disabled-friendly bus stops 2018-10-16 19:53

    Tehran municipality to make disabled-friendly bus stops

    TEHRAN — Tehran municipality has taken measures to make bus stops across the city more accessible for people with disabilities, councilor Majid Farahani said on Tuesday.

  • Free fruit plan aiming to encourage children to healthy diet 2018-09-23 00:13

    Free fruit plan aiming to encourage children to healthy diet

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality has implemented a scheme offering free fruits to children in some certain markets across the city in a bid to encourage children to healthy diet and improve their nutrition, head of fruits and vegetables organization of the Municipality has said.

  • Glassware complex under construction in Tehran 2018-09-16 10:23

    Glassware complex under construction in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A vast complex dedicated to handcrafted glassware is being built in western Tehran, an official with the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization has said.

  • Tehran Municipality requires $600m to renew public transport fleet 2018-09-12 00:35

    Tehran Municipality requires $600m to renew public transport fleet

    TEHRAN — In a letter to the minister of interior, Tehran mayor put in a request for a total budget of 25 trillion rials (nearly $600 million) for renovation of public transportation fleet in the capital, YJC reported on Monday.