Nov 25, 2023, 8:39 AM
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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Nov 25

Nov 25, 2023, 8:39 AM
News ID: 85301762
Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Nov 25

Tehran, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Saturday, November 25, 2023:


-- Ports development leads to transit growth, economy improvement

Iran has been seeking the development of its ports and transit infrastructure in recent years. As a result, the country has seen a significant growth in its transit trade and economic prosperity. The strategic location of Iran, as it sits at the crossroads of key shipping routes connecting Europe and Asia, has made it an important transit hub for trade in the region. The government’s efforts to improve its ports and transit facilities have played a crucial role in further enhancing Iran’s position as a key player in the global trade network.
The development of ports in Iran has been a top priority for the government, with significant investments being made to modernize and expand key ports across the country. The aim is to enhance the efficiency and capacity of these ports, thereby making Iran an attractive option for transit and trade.

-- Second phase of Danan oilfield project completed

Daily oil production in Iran increased by about 11,000 barrels with extraction from new wells that were fully commissioned as the second phase of the development of the Danan oilfield was completed.
Mehdi Heidari, the managing director of the Iranian Central Oil Fields Company, announced the above, adding that by drilling 11 new wells, the total number of oil wells in the Danan field in the southwestern Iranian province of Ilam jumped to 20 wells

--  Emergency organization to be boosted

With the cooperation of the government and parliament, Iran’s National Medical Emergency Organization plans to meet the needs of pre-hospital emergencies in both land and airfields.
The head of the organization has announced their intention to purchase 500 ambulances and 18 new helicopters.
During the closing ceremony of the 9th Olympiad of Emergency Personnel, Jafar Mi’adfar announced that the event was of excellent quality. The competition was intense, with a close margin between the winners and participants.


“Women in Iranian War Movies” conference held at Complutense University of Madrid

The conference “Women in Iranian War Movies” was held at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) on November 22. Organized by the Embassy of Iran in Spain in collaboration with the Complutense University of Madrid, the event hosted a number of Spanish and Iranian cultural officials and university professors, who discussed about the war movies in Iranian cinema and the role of women in them, in the presence of a group of the university students as well as fans of Iran cinema in Madrid.

The celebrated Iranian director Narges Abyar was also present at the event. Screening of her movie “Track 143” was part of the program, which was followed by her speech about the film, war, and cinema of Iran.

-- Monthly electricity generation from renewable sources increases 17%

The electricity generated by Iranian renewable power plants in the seventh Iranian calendar month of Mehr (ended on October 22) increased by 17.4 percent compared to the previous month, IRNA reported. Based on the latest data released by the Iranian Energy Ministry, the capacity of the country’s renewable power plants also increased by 1.85 percent in the mentioned month as compared to the previous month.

The capacity of wind power plants was 364.89 megawatts (MW) by the end of Mehr. Also, the capacity of solar power plants reached 477.65 MW by the end of the mentioned month.

--  Isfahan is bride of Iran's tourism but still unknown to many travelers, minister says

Iran’s tourism minister has said Isfahan is the bride of the country's cultural heritage and tourism, however, it is still unknown to many foreign nationals and in particular potential travelers.

“Isfahan is undoubtedly the bride of Iran's cultural heritage and tourism, so we should introduce it to the world more effectively than before with the help of provincial officials and parliament members,” Ezzatollah Zarghami said on Wednesday.

The ancient city, which was the capital of Iran under Safavids, was once a crossroads of international trade and diplomacy and now is one of Iran’s top tourist destinations for good reasons.


Imam Khomeini’s Collected Poems Published in Arabic

The Institute for Compilation and Publication of Imam Khomeini’s works has published his collected poems in Arabic. The late Imam’s poetry has mystical and moral subjects that were written at different stages of his life before and after the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
Imam’s poetry is not only full of mystical terms and romantic points but also reflects his feelings, emotions, ideals and thoughts and has been closely associated with moments of solitude and intimacy with the merciful God.

--  800 Iranian Titles on Display at Sulaymaniyah Book Fair

The Iranian Book and Literature House is participating in the 5th Sulaymaniyah International Book Fair with more than 800 titles. The exhibition is being held with the participation of Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Sudan, Oman, Denmark, Iceland, Sudan for 10 days from Nov. 23 to December 2.
Iran’s pavilion with an area of 36 square meters has put on display various scientific, academic, ancient and contemporary literature, children and teenager books.

--  Eslami Nodooshan Laid to Rest in Neishabur

The body of Iranian writer and researcher Muhammad Ali Eslami Nodooshan was buried on Thursday next to Attar’s tomb in Neishabur. He died on April 25, 2022, in Toronto, Canada, aged 97, and was buried there, but he had willed to be laid to rest in Neishabur.
“It is my wish that when the inevitable day arrives, my remains are transferred from Tehran University to Neishabur and buried at the foot of Binaloud Mountain. Khorasan is the most historic province of Iran and Neishabur is the most ancient. If my death happens outside of Iran, the body should be transferred to Iran,” a part of his will reads.
“What is left of me are books. I leave the privilege of printing and reprinting it to Ferdowsi Mausoleum. The proceeds from them, as royalties, will be spent on planting flowers and beautifying the tomb area and the road from Mashhad to Tous. I hope that these requests will be implemented well.”


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