Iran: Islamic nations embrace new technology

Jordan’s King Malak Abdolah welcomes Iranian trade. The first seminar on Iran’s technological potential was held late last year. More than 200 investors, industrialists and executives from both the private and government sectors in Iran and Jordan took part in this one-day seminar. Mr. Arez said in his welcome speech that the Islamic nations have a special place in this era of electronic revolution. Jordanian officials, including King Malak Abdoulah, welcomed the expansion in trade and political ties with Iran.

Farsi in e-mail

An e-mail version of Farsi has been released on the market. The new software does not need any special fonts. The software, Nameh Resaan, which has been designed by Rayaneh Afzar, converts text into video. The Nameh Resaan software is fully compatible with Windows 98.

New Internet provider in Gorgan

Gorgan Computer Center has announced that it has set up an Internet provider in the city of Gorgan. The new company provides leased lines, the registration of domain names, the designing of Web sites as well as the installation of LAN and WAN networks.