2021-09-21

More 200,000 doses of COVIRAN vaccine delivered

After the Ministry of Health issued an emergency use license for COVIRAN vaccine, we increased the production speed, and so far about five million doses have been produced and sent to the quality testing department, which will be delivered to the Ministry of Health after quality approval, he explained. COVIRAN BAREKAT was unveiled on December 29, 2020, and received the license for public use on June 14. It proved effective against Indian strain. In recent weeks, 1.3 million doses had been handed over to the Ministry of Health, reaching the whole doses to 1.5 million, he added, IRNA reported. COVIRAN vaccine is currently being administrated by the Ministry of Health in most of the provinces of the country and has been […]
2021-09-21

Speeding up vaccination atop agenda: health minister

The vaccination procedure will gain momentum over the next few weeks, he wrote on his Twitter account on Wednesday. In a televised interview on Tuesday, the health minister said the whole population vaccination is hoped to be completed by mid-February next year, IRNA reported. Meanwhile, deputy health Minister Alireza Raisi said on Tuesday that five million doses of coronavirus vaccines will be imported on a weekly basis as of the next week. Raisi said in august that negotiation was underway with one or two European countries to purchase Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines. Referring to good efforts made to import vaccines, he said: “By the end of September, we will definitely import about 30 million doses of vaccine. With another memorandum […]
2020-08-09

Iran Eyes $400m Revenue Generation by Kaveh Petchem Plant

The CEO of Kaveh Petrochemical Plant stated that the facility was built with $950 million of investment, adding the project would generate $400 million annually. Speaking in a ceremony to launch the facility on Thursday (August 6), Ebrahim Asgarian noted that the facility is the world’s largest methanol producer with a daily production capacity of 7,000 tons of the item. It is developed for production of 2.3 million tons of methanol, he said, adding the plant is built in 200 hectares of land which can be developed for 5 projects. He added: About 1350 people are working in Kaveh Petrochemical Complex, 60% of which are local employees. The CEO of Kaveh Petrochemical Plant considered a private jetty and utility as […]
2020-08-09

Iran to Launch 27 Petchem Projects by 2021

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said the country had planned to inaugurate 27 petrochemical projects by March 21, 2021 with $17 billion of investment. Addressing a ceremony to launch 3 major petrochemical projects on Thursday, August 6, Zangeneh said the country’s petrochemical revenue would reach $25 billion by 2021 and $37b by 2024. As he said the country’s petrochemical production capacity had doubled since 2013 that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took office. Zangeneh also underlined the important role of petrochemical companies in the country’s stock market, saying the sector enjoyed 25% of the market’s share. He said today two important methanol projects and a technological project for catalyst production would be put into operation. By the end of the […]