Tag Archives | Baghdad Investment Commission

Baghdad Approves 25 Projects so far this year

By John Lee. The chairman of the Baghdad Investment Commission (BIC), Shaker Al Zamli [Shakir al-Zamil, Shaker Shabib] (pictured), has told Iraq’s Arabic language daily Al Sabah that Baghdad governorate has awarded licences for 25 projects in housing, tourism, industry, health, trade and farming so far this year. One of the projects involves the construction […]

Construction Booming in Baghdad

By John Lee. The head of the Baghdad Investment Commission (BIC), Shakir al-Zamil [Shaker Shabib] (pictured), said he recently authorized the construction of 2600 housing units for the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Azzaman reports him as saying that private and foreign investments are pouring into Baghdad, despite the latest upsurge in violence. He […]

Head of Baghdad Investment Speaks to IBN

The Chairman of the Baghdad Investment Commission, Shaker A. Shabib, spoke recently with Padraig O’Hannelly for Iraq Business News, and outlined the opportunities available in Iraq’s capital: Iraq Business News: I’d like to ask you firstly about the opportunities that are available in Baghdad; we hear a lot about the oil producing regions, but what […]

Alsumaria TV to Re-Run Dinar Re-Denomination Prog

“Bi tarikh Al Ghad” is a weekly political talk-show prepared and presented by Ahmad Hassan and directed by Yaseen Mohamad Amin. It retraces the latest major political developments taking place in Iraq and handles events from a leading-edge angle. “Bi tarikh al ghad” projects the consequences of newest developments on the political process and highlights […]

11 New Investment Permits Worth $243m in Baghdad

Baghdad Investment Commission has granted 11 new permits to invest $243 million [290 billion Iraqi dinars] in different sectors of the Iraqi capital. “The investments will embrace the sectors of housing, commerce, tourism, and industries,” the commission said in a press release on Wednesday, according to Aswat al-Iraq news agency. It explained that the commission […]