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Road min. survives another no-confidence vote

Road min. survives another no-confidence vote

TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – 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.During the afternoon meeting of Iranian parliament on Tuesday, 92 lawmakers voted in favor of Akhoundi’s impeachment, 152 against and 2 in abstention. According to law, votes in...

Road minister impeachment to be held on Tues. afternoon

Road minister impeachment to be held on Tues. afternoon

TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – 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.After the open meeting of impeachment of Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare, Ali Rabiei, was concluded on Tuesday noon under the chair of...

Iranian Parliament offers condolences over plane crash

Iranian Parliament offers condolences over plane crash

TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – 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.“I offer condolences to the bereaved families over the deadly crash of Tehran-Yasuj passenger carrier of Aseman Airline on behalf of myself and all the MPs from...

Tehran airports restore normal conditions after snow shock

Tehran airports restore normal conditions after snow shock

TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (Press Shia) – 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.“Fortunately the arriving and departing flights to Mehrabad Airport resumed their traffic from an hour ago as the conditions have improved and technical aspects are OK,” said Iranian...

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

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

TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Construction, called for continuation of cooperation between the countries which benefit from Chabahar Port.Abbas Akhundi, Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Construction, called for continuation of cooperation between the countries which benefit from Chabahar Port to put the port into operation and commercialize it. ...

Iranian Road Min. due to Qatar

Iranian Road Min. due to Qatar

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – Abbas Akhoundi of Iran will head a delegation in his Tuesday visit to Qatar where a new sea port is slated to open.Abbas Akhoundi, Iran's Roads and Urban Development Minister, is to head a ranking delegation in a visit to Qatar on Tuesday. The Iranian official is to attend the official inauguration ceremony of Qatar’s Hamad Port on Tuesday. While the...

Akhundi to serve as minister: Parl. decides

Akhundi to serve as minister: Parl. decides

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia) – Abbas Akhundi has received vote of confidence for the second time from Parliament which had been fervent in impeaching him.On Sunday’s afternoon session of the Parliament, MPs voted on impeachment; Akhundi received 176 Yeas, 74 Nays and 5 abstentions from a total of 257 MPs who cast their vote. Akhundi is one of the rare ministers who survives two impeachment...

Parl. noon session to vote on Akhundi's impeachment

Parl. noon session to vote on Akhundi's impeachment

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament has been on active session beginning 14:00 local time to vote on Abbas Akhundi’s impeachment.On morning open session, Abbas Akhundi defended his conduct as the Minister of Road and Urban Planning and session sojourned; on noon open session, Parliament is currently voting for or against him. If impeached, Akhundi was Rouhani’s 4th minister to...

Parl. impeachment session: case being heard

Parl. impeachment session: case being heard

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament Sunday session has decided to impeach Abbas Akhundi, Minister of Road and Urban Planning.The draft prepared by MPs who support impeachment included 13 points they believe are sufficient for an impeachment. On Sunday morning, Mr. Akhundi came to open session to respond to criticism of his conduct in the ministry. A total of 206 MPs participate in...

Road Min. in China for expansion of ties

Road Min. in China for expansion of ties

BEIJING, Nov. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – 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.  Iran's Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi was received by Iranian Ambassador to Beijing, Ali Asghar Khaji, upon his arrival at Beijing airport on Monday. According to...