The Iranian government, relevant organization of the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade and the country’s private sector are trying to activate the country’s foreign trade offices, said Hamid Zadboum, Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade of Iran and Chairman of the Trade Development Organization, Trend reports citing official website of Organization.
It is worth noting that Masih Daneshvari hospital is one of the advanced hospitals in Iran and presided by Ali Akbar Velayati, an adviser to supreme leader Ali Khamenei. It’s said that many coronavirus patients among officials were treated in this hospital, including Velayati himself.
The UN voiced outrage Friday over the death of a juvenile offender in Iran following reported beatings by guards after prisoners protested seeking their release due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A US-flagged boxship has reported being surrounded by heavily armed Iranian patrol boats on Thursday in the Strait of Hormuz. Security consultancy Ambrey said the incident took place 16 nautical miles south-east of Abu Musa at 0300 UTC
Iran’s parliament says speaker Ali Larijani has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in quarantine. Larijani is the highest-ranking official within Iran’s government to test positive for the virus and the COVID-19 illness it causes.
Iran tops the list of the confirmed coronavirus cases registered in Bahrain as linked to travel abroad, the Health Ministry said Thursday.
The Iranian death toll does not match government predictions, the increase in number of cases or collected data, Radio Farda reported on Monday. Although the official death toll is at 2,757 and the number of cases is at 41,495, the radio station’s data – gathered from “various national and local media in Iran
Iran has established 95 schools in 43 countries around the world, said an official with the ministry of education.
Iran’s supreme leader refused U.S. assistance Sunday to fight the new coronavirus, citing an unfounded conspiracy theory claiming the virus could be man-made by America.
“We recently received information from U.S. officials that has led both them and us to conclude that our wonderful husband and father died while in Iranian custody. We don’t know when or how he died, only that it was prior to the COVID-19 pandemic,” they said in a statement.
Iran is grossly under-reporting coronavirus cases and deaths in the country, contrary to what various national and local media, regional authorities and health ministry officials are indicating, broadcast service Radio Farda said.