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IBBC Celebrates Successful Inaugural Conference in Dubai

More than 180 expert speakers and delegates from the UK, Iraq, UAE and abroad gathered in Dubai at The Address Dubai Marina on Sunday 18 December for the Iraq Britain Business Council’s (IBBC) Autumn Conference. Usually held in London, the well-attended conference marked the first time the IBBC has held an event in the UAE, […]

Baroness Nicholson – Opening Speech at IBBC Conference

Baroness Nicholson – Opening Speech for the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) Conference on December 18th in Dubai: Welcome to Dubai. IBBC has been aware for many years of the important role that the UAE plays as a regional hub for business and trade through the MENA region and in particular as a regional base […]

KRG FM: Together we will Ensure a Win-Win Partnership

KRG Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa shed light on KRG’s international outreach, ties with Baghdad and the neighboring countries and Kurdistan’s contribution to regional stability, at this week’s Kurdistan-Iraq Oil & Gas Conference, arranged by CWC Group in London. Below is the full text of Minister Mustafa’s speech: Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentleman, I am […]

Deputy Prime Minister outlines KRG’s Reform Initiatives

Kurdistan Region Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani outlined his government’s reform initiatives during speech to the sixth Kurdistan Oil and Gas conference, organised by CWC Group, in London on Monday. Below is the transcript of Deputy Prime Minister’s speech: Distinguished guest, ladies and gentlemen. I’d like to warmly thank CWC for inviting me back again […]

IBBC Announces Line-Up for Iraq Business Conference

Having had to postpone its autumn conference earlier this year, the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has confirmed that it has received full UAE Government approval to hold its conference on Sunday 18th December. It has convened 20 of the top decision-makers from the Government of Iraq and key industry sectors, who will come together […]

Kurdistan Oil & Gas Leaders to Meet in London

Kurdistan’s Oil & Gas Leaders to Hold Official Annual Meeting in London The Ministry of Natural Resources of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Iraq is to hold the sixth official Kurdistan-Iraq Oil & Gas Conference in London, on 5-7 December 2016 to drive forward the oil and gas development in the Region of Kurdistan. Energy events […]

IBBC Autumn Conference Cancelled

By Padraig O’Hannelly. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has had to cancel its Autumn Conference, originally scheduled for 6th November in Dubai, due to circumstances beyond its control. A spokesperson told Iraq Business News that planning is now underway for an alternative conference to be held in Baghdad in December, with details to be […]

Iraq Architecture and Planning Forum in London

The Annual Forum of the UK’s Al-Kindi Society for Engineers takes place in London on Saturday 9th January, and it promises to be an essential event for all in the industry. Chaired by Dr. Subhi Al-Azzawi and Dr. Caecilia Pieri, the Forum will address the topic of Iraq Architecture and Planning, and will include speakers […]

$46bn-Worth of Projects Boosts Kurdistan Region

MEED’s Kurdistan Projects conference 2014 shows why the region, long seen as a platform for doing business elsewhere in Iraq, has now become a hotspot for investments. The Kurdistan Region of Iraq has long been considered as a business friendly environment for foreign companies and a gateway for doing business elsewhere in the country. But […]

Progress still being made in Iraq

The tragedy of sectarian violence continues in Iraq, but the country still presses ahead with its development, and foreign companies continue to seize opportunities to contribute to the country’s growth and prosperity. This week in our newsletter, we have details of a Russian company‘s first oil output at an Iraqi oilfield, a Danish company exploring […]

Shaping Good Health for Iraq

From May 27-28, renowned regional and international healthcare experts convened at the Iraq Healthcare Conference 2013 in Erbil, Iraq (Kurdistan Region) to discuss the current state of the Iraqi health system and to develop urgently needed strategies to shape a strong public health system for Iraqi citizens. The Iraqi health system is in pressing need […]