Although the exact date of the development of McDonald’s in Iran yet to be determined, the company has provided an opportunity to get a franchise to open restaurants.
MOSCOW, 21 Jan. The network of fast food restaurants McDonald’s opened the opportunity to get a franchise to open restaurants in Iran, the form of the corresponding statement was posted on the official website of the company.
The electronic form includes standard items — for example, the applicants for a franchise network are asked to indicate the name and surname, contacts and experience. There are a number of specific items — annual income, the amount of money available for investment. “We have not determined an exact date for the development of McDonald’s restaurants in Iran,” says the network, adding that may make the steps for opening a point in the future.
To do this, the company wants franchisees that corresponds to number of parameters. Among the characteristics of the franchisee of McDonald’s — experience on the market, the opportunity to undergo a training program that may last about nine months, and “willingness to devote all his time to the food business McDonald’s”, knowledge of the real estate market and significant capital.
First Deputy Minister of industry, mines and trade of Mojtaba Khosrowtaj last year stated that Iran will not allow the presence of McDonald’s in the market because of the rejection by the people of American values.
In turn, the General Director of fast food chains IranWich Kamran Shourangiz in an interview with Sputnik reminded that for the beginning of the work in Iran of foreign network must be certified and obtain a license from the Ministry of health. “In the food industry in the country must comply with those standards that meet the religious requirements of the Islamic Sharia”, he added.
Iran 16 January got rid of the majority imposed on the country of sanctions — on this day, the IAEA presented a report confirming the readiness of the authorities to implement it through a long negotiation program by a significant reduction of its nuclear potential. Later the EU and the US confirmed the removal from Iran of economic and financial sanctions related to its nuclear program.