25 September 2021
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  • New Minister Appointed for MRUD
    Rostam Ghasemi has been appointed as the new Minister of Transport and Urban Development of Iran by President, Ebrahim Raisi, according to the Principles of 87 and 133 of Islamic Republic of Iran Constitution.
  • Ghadir Freeway Inaugurated
    MRUD NEWS—Ghadir Freeway project, as Tehran and Alborz southern bypass, is inaugurated on 25 February 2021. The freeway is 158 km long and 37 m wide. It is a six-lane freeway in two directions. The project began 4 years ago as a priority for the Mini...
  • 105 Rail Projects Inaugurated
    MRUD NEWS—On the 42nd anniversary of Islamic Revolution in Iran on 10 February 2021, Iran Ministry of Roads and Urban Development inaugurated 105 railway projects with presence of Mohammad Eslami, Iran Minister of Roads and Urban Development.
  • Four New Provinces will be Linked to Iran's Rail Network
    MRUD NEWS—Iran Railway Company will operate 4 new rail routes by the end of Sixth Development Plan (next year) in Ardebil, Kurdistan, North Khorasan, and Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari Provinces.
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    • COVID 19 updates
      • Monday، 13 September 2021
        Rostam Ghasemi The Minister
        Rostam Ghasemi The Minister
        Chabahar has the highest ratio of slum area (% of urban population) in Iran and Sistan and Baluchistan is one of three prioritized Provinces for implementing projects to decrease informal settlements. Informal settlement is prevalent in Chabahar City esp. in Moradabad area. Thus for the first time after Islamic Revolution, 1000 housings are being constructed for free. It is expected to be finished by the end of summer, so that the people who live in slum area could have decent and sustainable housings.
      • Thursday، 10 December 2020
        The Minister
        Mohammad Eslami
        The Minister
        Linking Iran's rail network to the neighboring countries is the top priority in transport policy. In this sense, Khawf-Heart rail project, which its first, second, and third phases is launched on 10 December 2020, will expand and strengthen relations and transit (up to 6 million tons) between Iran and Afghanistan as it is connecting two Persian speaking countries in the region.
      • Thursday، 10 December 2020
        Seyed Ghasem Biniyaz
        Seyed Ghasem Biniyaz
        Iran and Afghanistan as two neighboring countries with one common history and culture have always enjoyed the highest level of bilateral relationship which have been increasing in recent years as per their strategic partnership. Currently, Iran is one of the largest commercial partners of Afghanistan and it is expected that the economic, cultural, political, and social transactions will be boosted considerably by operation of Khawf-Herat railroad. Khawf-Herat railroad plays an important role in facilitation of export and import between the two countries. Also it is fundamental in booming mines and mineral industries particularly the iron ore...

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