Tag Archives | Babil

Investment Opportunities: Imam Sadiq Hospital and Najaf Hospital

The Ministry of Health/Environment and the National Investment Commission (NIC) in coordination with Babil Governorate and Najaf Governorate are pleased to announce the investment opportunity of {Operating, managing and sustaining} of Imam Sadiq Hospital in Babil  and Najaf Hospital in Najaf according to investment law no. (13) for the year 2006, as amended. Investors, companies […]

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NIC announces Investment Opportunities

The Ministry of Transport in cooperation with the National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced investment opportunities for commercial, industrial and agricultural purposes according to the location of each lot of land. Investors willing to invest lands referred to are required to send their applications to the Ministry of transport/ Investment Dept. Or to NIC: [email protected] Or […]

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Investment Opportunity in Iraq’s Industrial Sector

The Iraqi Cement Company in coordination with the National Investment Commission (NIC) are pleased to announce the investment opportunities for : Fallujah White Cement Plant Babil Cement Plant The Lime Plant in the Holy City of Karbala We invite specialized Iraqi, Arab and International companies, investors and financers to participate in these investment opportunities to […]

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Iraq becomes Largest Middle-East Sugar Importer

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly overtaken the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to become the largest raw sugar importer in the Middle East. GulfNews quotes an analyst at Platts Kingsman as saying that Iraq imported 210,000 metric tons of raw sugar in the first quarter, compared with 156,600 tons imported by the UAE. Iraq’s only […]

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Unemployed Iraqis join in Looting of Antiquities

By Wassim Bassem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is a great mine of antiquities, with around 13,000 historical and archaeological sites. But today, they lack protection in the absence of law and the deteriorating security conditions in the […]

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Salt Industry Evaporating in Iraq

By Wassim Bassem, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Ali al-Jubouri, a farmer from the Babil countryside, patiently waits every year for the rainwater to evaporate from local natural salt lakes. He and his family then collect the salt left behind to sell […]

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Caravan Stops Crumble Along Abandoned Silk Road

By Wassim Bassem, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Once-lively Caravan Stops Crumble Along Abandoned Silk Road In an interview with Al-Monitor, 85-year-old Hussein Khazraji described how he used to cross the distance between his hometown, Najaf, and Karbala on foot in the […]

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Iraq’s Failing Construction Projects

By Wassim Bassem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Since the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime following the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, there have been hundreds of failed and delayed construction and development projects in the country. A few months after […]

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Iraq Struggles with Widespread Bribery

By Wassim Bassem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s government, society struggle with widespread bribery With shocking innocence, Ali al-Sultani from Babil, a city 100 kilometers (62 miles) south of Baghdad, told Al-Monitor what he does to have official documents dealt with […]

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Babylon Awaits Tourists’ Return

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. The ruins of the city of Babil, some 56 miles south of Baghdad, flourished as the ancient Mesopotamian capital of Babylon, founded in the 19th century BC. Since that time, the city has suffered […]

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New JV Provides Consultancy to Babil Governorate

By John Lee. Mantid International has formed a joint venture with architecture and engineering consulting firms Laceco and Allen & Shariff Consortio International to provide full service consulting services to the Governorate of Babil. The MLA joint venture was awarded the contract for $10.6 million, renewable for four years. The team will be responsible for […]

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