Week in Brief 08.02.2019

Qatar Airways adds a new destination to its list: Isfahan. From this week, two weekly flights on Mondays and Thursdays are scheduled between the ancient Iranian city of Isfahan and Hamd International Airport. Qatar Airways […]

National News Review

Municipality’s solution for Tehran traffic

Drivers passing 10 highways in Tehran should pay toll, announces Tehran Municipality as part of its plan to control the traffic jam in the capital. For many years, driving to Tehran downtown was only accessible […]


Irancell invests in Iranian Messaging App

Irancell, the second largest mobile operator in Iran, is going to invest in GAP, an instant messaging app. GAP, which in Farsi means chatting, is a cloud-based messaging application which offers other social services, such […]


Tehran Municipality buys 1200 new buses

Tehran Municipality adds 1200 urban buses to its fleet. New buses, however, are indeed second-hand vehicles. “Considering the current problems due to sanctions, the quickest way to replace our 10 to 12 years old buses […]


Computer importers scared from regulations

Recent fluctuations in exchange rate and quick changes in trade regulations have caused so much fear among computer importers in Iran that they have basically halted any activity for the moment. After big jumps in […]

Financial Sector

Hotels asking foreigners to pay in USD or Euro

Recently Iranian hotels apply a two-currency policy for their bookings; i.e. the Iranian travelers pay in rial, while the foreigners are asked to pay in dollar or euro. Hotel owners claim that following fluctuations in […]

Financial Sector

Pension Fund of Iran forecasts salary increase

Pension Fund of Iran forecasts an increase of 120 million rials increase in annual salary of pensioners for the next Iranian year, 1398. To reach this point, the Fund has asked the government to submit […]

National News Review

Ride-hailing apps to be banned from Imam Khomeini Airport

Snapp and Tap30, the two major ride-hailing companies in Iran, can not longer provide services to passengers from Imam Khomeini Airport. The Managing Director of Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA), Shahram Adamnejad, announced that after negotiations with […]