UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat will make a decision on how to get into the Iraqi market this month, a company executive told Reuters on Monday. Jamal Jarwan, head of Etisalat’s international operations, said the company was considering bidding for a license in the war-torn country or tying up with Kurdish Iraqi operator Korek Telecom.
Ericsson, one of the world leading providers of telecom services and equipment, participated in the two-day Iraq Telecoms Conference as a major sponsor. The event was held recently in London. The Conference focused on ‘ integrating business and technology in Iraq to highlight the huge business potential and opportunities for broadband in the country. It […]
The Iraqi minister of finance, Bayan Jabr, will soon arrive in the capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan, Arbil, to meet with the regional premier and officials, an informed source said on Monday. “The minister is expected to meet with the prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Dr. Barham Saleh, and other officials,” a media […]
Iraq’s health ministry has said it has signed an agreement with a Turkish firm to build a new hospital in the city of al-Nassiriya, Aswat al-Iraq news agency has reported. The 400-bed, $143.5m hospital will have three buildings that should comprise all medical specializations as well as 10 operation theatres, six maternity wards and training […]
Baghdad Mayoralty has expressed its intention to establish a media city on an area of 30 donums in northern Baghdad. “Baghdad Mayoralty has called on local, regional and international companies willing to invest under the Investment Law no. 13 of the year 2006 to bid for a project to establish an integrated media city in […]
The government should submit the budget three months before the beginning of fiscal year (FY), the Iraqi Institute for Economic Reform recommended on Saturday. “The recommendations will be submitted to government and parliament to adopt them,” Manaf al-Saaigh, the Institute’s director, told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He said that the recommendations stressed that international transparency […]
Iraq Vice President Adel Abdulmahdi has stressed the role of civil society organizations in achieving a long-term sustained development in the country. This came during his speech at a development conference held in Diwaniya, which was attended by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “Cash and financial capabilities must be developed to achieve a real sustained development […]
The Thi-Qar post and communications department announced on Thursday that works would resume on the Access Network project of the first optic-fiber communications network in the province, stalled due to budget cuts. “The local administration in Thi-Qar approved resumption of the project after the company that implements the project agreed to receive its dues in […]
A tourist shipping line will soon be launched between the Iranian port of Khorramshahr and the Iraqi port of Basra. During the Iraqi delegation’s visit to Khuzestan province the governor generals of Basra and Khuzestan agreed to launch the Tourist shipping line, Islamic Republic of Iran News Network reported. The two sides also signed some […]
Governor of Karbala said the short visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to the city on Sunday, resulted in three important projects the cost of two of them amounting to 25.315 billion dinars (more than 22 million U.S. dollars). The architect Amal al din alhir , that Al-Maliki “laying the foundation for two important projects […]
The Iraqi Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs announced that 10,000 part-time jobs have been offered in coordination with the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) in Iraq. A source from the Ministry told Aswat al-Iraq news agency that the information presented by each unemployed candidate has been checked by the Ministry.
The Syndicate of Journalists will represent Iraq in the Arab Media Forum to be held in Bahrain in December, the syndicate’s president said on Monday. “The syndicate will attend the forum which will be held in Manama under the auspice of Bahraini king on December 2-3,” Moayad al-Lami told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The Iraqi […]