A high-profile Dutch business delegation, led by Dutch charge d’ affaires Lars Tomers, visited the headquarters of Basra Investment Commission on Friday to discuss the investment plan in Basra and the possibilities for Dutch companies. They agreed to hold another meeting in June, according to Aswat al-Iraq.
Meanwhile, AKnews reports that a 25-member business and governmental delegation from the Netherlands will arrive in the Kurdistan Region this week to investigate the security and business opportunities in the region.
Dara Jalil Khayyat, head of Kurdistan chambers of commerce and industry, told the agency that there are representatives of the finance ministry and the chambers of commerce as well as several companies in the delegation.
Khayyat added Holland has already begun investment in Kurdistan, but there are more Dutch companies wishing to get involved in the region.
(Sources: Aswat al-Iraq, AKnews)