Energy Minister Reza Ardekanian said here Saturday night that a conference on investments by European small and medium-sized firms in Iran would be held in autumn this year as the first step towards developing Iran-Europe trade ties.
The United Nations human rights office has reportedly threatened to blacklist nearly 150 Israeli and international companies for operating in the Israeli occupied territories, including the West Bank, East Jerusalem al-Quds and Golan Heights.
Iran says it has told the Chinese companies that have developed the initial phases of two major oil fields that they will have to compete with global energy giants for the future phases of the projects.
A $1 billion fund for cutting the climate change impact of oil and gas has been announced by 10 of the world’s biggest oil companies, aimed at keeping the firms in business and cutting the burning of coal.
In the wake of the removal of sanctions against Iran and the subsequent activities by foreign investors to approach the country’s vast market, experts believe that the Iranian sports industry could provide a perfect ground for foreign firms to build their brand and promote their consumer loyalty.
Singapore is refusing to back down in its pursuit of those responsible for haze-belching forest fires in Southeast Asia last year, despite struggling to bring the perpetrators before the courts and drawing a sharp rebuke from neighboring Indonesia.