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Selfie Stick Ban in Museums Denied

The news on the prohibition of using selfie sticks for taking photographs in museums across the country has been denied by the director of Museums and Historical Moveable Properties Office at Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization. Speaking to … Read More

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Kashan Museum to Display Ancient Relics

Following the discovery of age-old relics and remains in Estark and Jushqan villages, officials decided to exhibit them at the National Museum located in Kashan’s Fin Garden in Isfahan Province. Jars, bowls, shells, agate beads, cups, a lid with a … Read More

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Tehran, Kiev Discuss Reciprocal Visa Waiver

Iran and Ukraine have discussed the reciprocal relaxation of visa regulations. Discussions were held on Monday during a meeting in Kiev between an Iranian diplomatic delegation led by Ali Chegini, director for consular affairs at the Foreign Ministry, and his … Read More

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New Rail, Bridge to Boost Qeshm Tourism

The railroad tourism scheme, called Qeshm Rail connects northern regions to Qeshm, which is all the way in the south The entire plan relies on the construction of the Persian Gulf Bridge, which was first announced 42 years ago Qeshm … Read More

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Iranian Museums Ban Selfie Sticks

Museums across the country have imposed bans on using selfie sticks for taking photographs, said the director of National Museum of Iran. Generally, selfies are not merely tolerated, but also encouraged. Art museums, travel agencies and hospitality centers long ago … Read More

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First Tourist Bus for Hamedan

Hamedan unveiled its first tourist bus early this week to promote tourism in the historical city. “Unlike Tehran where imported open-top tour buses were in service (albeit for only two weeks, after which the service was stopped for unknown reasons), … Read More

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Upswing in Iran’s Food Exports to Russia

Iran’s exports to Russia are slowly gaining momentum after a declining trend that saw the value of Iranian shipments to the northern neighbor declining from about half a billion dollars in the March 2012-13 fiscal year to a record low … Read More

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ICT’s Expanding Role in Iran Economy

The highest rate of growth among nine economic sectors in Iran during the five development plans (1989-2016) belongs to ICT that grew at an average rate of 20% ICT’s share in the total number of employed in Iran has risen … Read More

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90% Decline in Fruit Smuggling

Fruit smuggling has declined by 90% since the fiscal 2013-14 when Hassan Rouhani first took office as Iran’s president, according to the managing director of Iran’s Confiscated Assets Organization, Amin Daliri. The import of all types of fruit, except for … Read More

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15,000 Fish Released Into Dez River

Environment officials and volunteers released 15,000 fish bred in tanks into Dez River in Khuzestan Province over the weekend to increase the population of shabout and carp. Officials from Dezful Municipality, the provincial Department of Environment and members of local … Read More

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