rural areas

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  • Rural development budget increases by 2.5 folds 2021-07-02 19:00

    Rural development budget increases by 2.5 folds

    TEHRAN – The budget for rural development projects has increased by 2.5 times in the current [Iranian calendar] year (March 2021-March 2022) compared to that of the previous year, deputy head of the Housing Foundation of Islamic Revolution, has announced.

  • Inflation 2021-03-30 13:48

    Inflation rate falls 0.3% in rural regions

    TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) has announced that the inflation rate has fallen 0.3 percent in the country’s rural areas in the last month of the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20).

  • Role of village administrations in rural development 2021-02-26 17:09

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Role of village administrations in rural development

    TEHRAN – Established in 2003, Iran's Municipalities and Village Administrations Organization has so far implemented about 130,000 small and medium-scale development projects across the country's rural areas.

  • First agritourism permit issued for farm in ancient Kowsar 2021-02-14 20:00

    First agritourism permit issued for farm in ancient Kowsar

    TEHRAN – A farm in Kowsar has been granted the first-ever agritourism permit issued in the northwestern ancient town, situated in Ardebil province.   

  • Over 5,800 projects to be inaugurated in rural areas 2021-02-08 18:12

    Over 5,800 projects to be inaugurated in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Iran's Municipalities and Rural Administration Organization will inaugurate 5,811 development projects in rural areas during Ten-Day Fajr celebrations (January 31-February 10, marking the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution).

  • Rural housewives to receive insurance, retirement benefits 2020-12-26 18:30

    Rural housewives to receive insurance, retirement benefits

    TEHRAN – Housewives having three children or more residing in rural areas will be covered by insurance and will receive retirement benefits, a member of the Majlis (Iranian parliament) has announced.

  • Cultural-rich Fars province takes step to boost agritourism 2020-11-25 19:47

    Culturally-rich Fars province takes step to boost agritourism

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Fars province, globally renowned for its vibrant cultural, historical, and archaeological gems such as Persepolis and Pasargadae, aims to jump-start agritourism as it is home to vast changing natural landscapes as well.

  • Why rural tourism is important? 2020-11-01 19:49

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Why rural tourism is important?

    Let’s have a look at rural tourism as a globally important economic and socio-cultural phenomenon, seeing what is it all about?

  • Nomads are seen at a carpet production workshop outside Shiraz, southern Iran (Credit: The New York Times) 2020-10-25 17:49

    Persian carpet: a crossroads of intricate designs, lavish colors, and peerless artistry

    For millennia, Iran’s eminent carpets, which are adored for their intricate designs, lavish colors, and matchless craftsmanship, have been produced by hand along the nomad trail across the foothills and high plains of the ancient land.

  • Rouhani 2020-10-05 19:18

    Rouhani inaugurates projects worth over $3b in rural, nomadic areas

    TEHRAN- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates 33,262 development and employment projects worth 131.22 trillion rials (about $3.124 billion) in some rural areas and nomadic regions via video conference on Monday, IRNA reported.

  • Rural development projects worth $3b to be inaugurated 2020-10-03 18:36

    Rural development projects worth $3b to be inaugurated

    TEHRAN – Rural development projects worth 130 trillion rials (nearly $3 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) will be inaugurated on the occasion of the National Day of Villagers and Nomads, which is marked on October 5.

  • A view of Si-e Tir St. in downtown Tehran, which is now an “Accessible Tourism Destination” based on recommendations and guidelines formulated by the World Tourism Organization. 2020-09-15 18:30

    Iran attending UNTWO meeting on corona-hit tourism industry

    TEHRAN – Iran has participated in the 112th session of the executive council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), which started in Georgia on Tuesday, aiming to find ways to help the global travel industry recover from impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • There are many tourists from all over the world who tend to observe nomadic lifestyle, watching activities such as milking, yogurt making, buttering, oiling, woolen, carpeting and much more. 2019-12-11 18:43

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Tribal tourism gives chance to discover another face of Iran

    For both domestic and foreign travelers, tribal tourism is all about opening eyes to new places, traditions, cuisines, beliefs, and ways of life.

  • Expert delineates factors driving rural population decline in Iran 2019-10-16 19:19

    Expert delineates factors driving rural population decline in Iran

    TEHRAN – Over 53 percent of Iran's population were living in rural areas some four decades ago, but urbanization has influenced rural demographic trends, decreasing the rural population to 20 million, representing 25 percent of the country’s population, Shahla Kazemipour, a demographer and sociologist has said.

  • Summer festival to highlight rural heritage in Gilan 2019-07-10 19:29

    Summer festival to highlight rural heritage in Gilan

    TEHRAN – Gilan province is to hold a summer festival, which turns the spotlight on rural heritage, traditions, arts and architecture in the northern province.

  • job creating units 2018-07-29 18:26

    5-year tax exemption for job creating units in rural areas

    TEHRAN- Job creating units in the rural areas are to be exempted from paying tax for five years and the time would be extended up to 10 years for those in deprived areas, Abolfazl Razavi, the vice president for rural development and deprived areas, announced.

  • gas network 2018-07-15 18:05

    Over 73% of rural areas connected to gas network in 3 months

    TEHRAN – National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC)'s Gas Distribution Director Saeid Momeni said 73.6 percent of the country’s rural areas have been connected to the national gas network by the end of the current Iranian calendar year’s first quarter (June 21).