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UK Seeks Head of Trade in Erbil

The British Consulate General Erbil has a vacancy for a Head of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) C4 (L) position. Interested candidates should forward the following to [email protected]: An updated Curriculum Vitae. A fully completed Application Form. Please provide examples of performance in each competency on the summary section of the application form. A covering […]

UK to Fund Peshmerga Training

The UK has announced that it is funding state-of-the-art bomb disposal training to assist the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s Peshmerga forces in their frontline battle against ISIL. This funding is for a four-week pilot course, delivered by a UK firm, which will initially train up to 18 students from the Peshmerga to counter Improvised Explosive […]

US Travel Warning

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all but essential travel to Iraq. Travel within Iraq remains dangerous given the security situation. This Travel Warning supersedes the Travel Warning dated September 5, 2013, to update information on security incidents and to remind U.S. citizens of ongoing security concerns in Iraq, including kidnapping and terrorist […]

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New UK Trade Mission to Erbil

The UK’s Middle East Association (MEA), in partnership with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), will be leading a trade delegation to Iraqi Kurdistan this September (22nd-27th) to coincide with the ninth Erbil International Trade Fair, Iraq’s largest general trade exhibition. Mission participants will have the opportunity to exhibit at […]

Biggest Ever UK Trade Mission to Iraq

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) Executive Chairman, Baroness Nicholson has announced the biggest ever trade mission to Iraq. In a push to boost UK business in Iraq UKTI and the IBBC will take 100 UK companies to Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil in mid-June. The mission will be led by David Willetts, Minister of Universities […]

Biggest Ever British Trade Mission to Iraq

The Executive Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), Baroness Nicholson (pictured), has announced the biggest ever British trade mission to Iraq. In a massive push to boost UK business in Iraq the IBBC will take a 100 companies to Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil in mid-June. A senior UK government minister will co-lead the […]