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Korea Supports newly liberated areas in Iraq

The Government of the Republic of Korea and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a $1 million partnership agreement to support stabilization and recovery in areas liberated from control of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Korea’s contribution will be channeled through UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS), which finances […]

AWI Wins Baghdad Waste Removal Contract

By John Lee. Ability with Innovation (AWI) has announced that it has been awarded a contract by PAE Government Services for its equipment lease services to support their BLiSS project in Baghdad, Iraq. AWI will provide bulk waste removal service at Baghdad Embassy Compound (BEC) as second provider. AWI will supply and deliver dump trucks […]

Investment Opportunity in New Baghdad Power Plant

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity has invited investment in a new power station at al-Yusufiyah, in Baghdad. The contract for the 1200-1400 MW plant will be granted on a build, own and operate basis. Further details are available from the Ministry of Electricity: [email protected] (Source: National Investment Commission) (Electricity image via Shutterstock)

Austrian Firm Wins Water Pump Order

By John Lee. Austrian-based Andritz has won a contract to supply 121 pumps and 18 booster stations for a new drinking water treatment plant in Samawa, Iraq, on behalf of PWT Wasser- und Abwassertechnik, Germany. The new plant will pump up 220,000 m³ of water from a branch of the river Euphrates, which will then […]

Japan Considers Water Projects in Basra

By John Lee. On Thursday the Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi held a meeting in his office with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to discuss projects to provide drinking water to the province of Basra. During the meeting, there was a follow-up on the water desalination project in al-Hartha in Basra. Dr. Abadi stressed […]

NGOs in Kurdistan to Consolidate Cooperation

The KRG Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), in coordination with the KRG Department of non-Governmental Organization (DNGO) and the KRG Joint Crisis Coordination Center (JCC) has hosted a special session to discuss cooperation between relevant KRG authorities and the active International non-Governmental Organizations (INGO) in the Kurdistan Region. Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the KRG […]

Archaeological Digs Continue despite Security Chaos

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. At the beginning of February, a British archaeological excavation mission unveiled at the ruins of Ur a large trade center that is the oldest in the world, going back to the Old Babylonian period […]