Abbas Akhoundi



  • عباس آخوندی 2018-03-13 19:40

    Road min. survives another no-confidence vote

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi managed to win the vote of confidence of the members of parliament after a session of tense of impeachment.

  • جلسه استیضاح عباس آخوندی وزیر راه و شهرسازی 2018-03-13 16:46

    Road minister impeachment to be held on Tues. afternoon

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – Out of the three ministers called for impeachment, Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare, Ali Rabiei, survived the prosecution and the two others are to get through it on Tuesday afternoon.

  • صحن مجلس 2018-02-18 21:10

    Iranian Parliament offers condolences over plane crash

    TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (MNA) – Iranian MPs issued an announcement on Sunday offering condolences over the deadly air plane crash which claimed the lives of 66 Iranian people and urged the roads minister to identify the causes.

  • Akhoundi 2018-02-17 19:48

    Indians to invest $2 billion in Iran's port, railways

    TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (MNA) – Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development, who is accompanying President Rouhani on his trip to India, announced on Saturday that Indians have expressed their initial agreement to invest $ 2 billion in Iran’s ports and railways.

  • فرودگاه مهرآباد 2018-01-28 14:07

    Tehran airports restore normal conditions after snow shock

    TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (MNA) – According to Iranian Roads and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi the two major airports of Tehran have regained the normal status to serve landing and departing airplanes.

  • عباس آخوندی 2018-01-10 18:25

    Iran’s road min. calls for coop. to develop Chabahar Port

    TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (MNA) – Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Construction, called for continuation of cooperation between the countries which benefit from Chabahar Port.

  • rail 2017-12-18 22:59

    Russian firms sign contract to make railcar, locomotive in Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – Two Russian firms signed a contract with the Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Monday to allocate 3 billion Euros for joint production of railcars and locomotives.

  • عباس آخوندی 2017-12-12 13:10

    Russians to build 6,800 freight cars for Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (MNA) – Road Minister Akhundi said Iran holds a contract with Russia for construction of 6,800 railway carriages most of which will be build in Iran’s soil.

  • بندر انزلی 2017-10-30 10:17

    Tehran, Moscow call for INSTC activation

    TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – Iran’s roads minister, at a meeting with his Russian counterpart, stressed the need to activate the International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC) in eastern and western parts of the Caspian Sea.

  • russia iran 2017-10-28 10:41

    Iran, Russia talk economic coop. in Moscow

    TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (MNA) – Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi and Russia’s Minister of Energy Alexander Novak conferred on expansion of economic and energy cooperation on Fri. in Moscow.

  • نشست خبری آخوندی و وزیر کره جنوبی 2017-10-17 13:40


    S Korea to build smart cities in Iran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – Iran’s Akhundi said Ministry of Roads and Urban Development will form a joint committee with the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) on November 15.

  • عباس آخوندی 2017-09-20 15:21

    France grants $70mn loan to Iran for transport renovation

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – In a joint session between Iranian officials and the executives of 14 French companies, the Minister of Roads and Urban Development announced a $70 million loan granted to Iran by the French government for renovation of transport systems.

  • عباس آخوندی سفر خارجی 2017-09-04 17:45

    Iranian Road Min. due to Qatar

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – Abbas Akhoundi of Iran will head a delegation in his Tuesday visit to Qatar where a new sea port is slated to open.

  • دیدار آخوندی با وزیر حمل و نقل هند 2017-08-07 16:36


    India to finance $150mn in development of Chabahar Port

    TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) – Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development said India will be providing $150 million to finance the development of strategic port of Chabahar aimed at boosting bilateral and regional trade transactions.  

  •  مراسم تودیع و معارفه مدیر عامل هما 2017-07-16 16:17

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    Iran Air introduces new CEO

    TEHRAN, Jul. 16 (MNA) – Iran's national flag carrier airline, Iran Air (HOMA), held ceremony on Sunday to say farewell to former CEO Farhad Parvaresh and introduce new CEO Farzaneh Sharafbafi attended by Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi.

  • عباس آخوندی 2017-03-06 20:48

    France ready to renew Iran’s rail fleet

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – France’s economy minister has voiced readiness of Paris to contribute to modernization of Iran’s rail industry.

  • جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-02-19 16:04

    Akhundi to serve as minister: Parl. decides

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – Abbas Akhundi has received vote of confidence for the second time from Parliament which had been fervent in impeaching him.

  • جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-02-19 15:32

    Parl. noon session to vote on Akhundi's impeachment

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – Parliament has been on active session beginning 14:00 local time to vote on Abbas Akhundi’s impeachment.

  • آخوندی 2017-02-19 13:09

    Parl. impeachment session: case being heard

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – Parliament Sunday session has decided to impeach Abbas Akhundi, Minister of Road and Urban Planning.

  • ای تی آر 2017-02-15 14:18

    Iran finalizes deal with ATR

    TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (MNA) – Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi said Wed. Iran Air has finalized a deal on purchase of aircraft from the World’s leading turboprop manufacturer ATR.

  • ورود نخستین ایرباس خریداری شده به مهرآباد 2017-01-12 16:34

    First Airbus lands in Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport

    TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (MNA) – A delegation of government have attended Mehrabad Airport to celebrate landing of the first Airbus A321, as part of the lucrative deal President Rouhani had signed with European giant of the air industry.

  • COMAC 2016-11-19 13:09


    Chinese planes face severe competition in coming Iran

    TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (MNA) – Minister of Roads and Urban Planning is in China to examine potentials of Chinese companies to contribute to Iran’s air industry.

  • عباس آخوندی 2016-11-14 10:45

    Road Min. in China for expansion of ties

    BEIJING, Nov. 14 (MNA) – Iran's Minister of Road and Urban Development heading a high-ranking delegation has arrived in Chinese capital this morning to hold talks on expansion of ties.  

  • بیست و پنجمین جشن استقلال جمهوری ترکمنستان 2016-11-09 14:41

    By: Aboutaleb Nadri

    25th Anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan

    TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – In honor of the 25th Anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan, a ceremony was held in Diplomatic Club on Tuesday night, attended by Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi, Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Gashghavi and former ambassadors of Iran and Turkmenistan.

  • 02br3 fars turkey100.jpg 2016-11-07 13:18

    Iran, Turkey call for promotion of transport ties

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iran’s Akhundi, at a meeting with Turkey’s economy minister, emphasized the need to facilitate transit relations between the two countries.

  • دوازدهمین همایش بین المللی سواحل بنادر و سازه های دریایی 2016-10-31 14:42

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Tehran hosts ICOPMAS

    TEHRAN, Oct. 31 (MNA) – The 12th International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures (ICOPMAS 2016) launched today in Tehran having Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi, Navy Commander Habibollah Sayyari and VP Surena Aattari in attendance.

  • توافق ایران و هلند 2016-10-25 11:12

    Iran, Netherlands ink port MoU

    TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – A comprehensive document for bilateral maritime transport and port cooperation was signed between Iran and the Netherlands.

  • عباس آخوندی 2016-10-24 10:23

    'Aircraft purchase talks reach final stages'

    TEHRAN, Oct. 24 (MNA) – Iran’s Roads and Urban Development Minister Akhoundi said negotiations on buying Boeing and Airbus aircraft are in final stages and will soon become implemented.

  • iran germany 2016-10-23 16:15

    Iran, Germany sign 6 MoUs on transport coop.

    TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (MNA) – Six MoUs on transport cooperation were signed on Sun. following the meeting between Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development and Germany’s Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.