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IBBC in Productive Trade Mission to Baghdad

Iraq Britain Business Council completes productive trade mission to Baghdad IBBC recently completed a productive mission to Baghdad, meeting with high-level government officials and British authorities in Iraq. Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, President of IBBC and the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Iraq led the delegation alongside Mr Rasmi Al Jabri, Deputy Chairman of IBBC, […]

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IBBC hosts Members’ Dinner in Baghdad

The Deputy Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), Rasmi Al Jabri, and Managing Director, Christophe Michels, hosted a dinner for members and guests at the Babylon Warwick Hotel in Baghdad on 29th August. Many representatives from member companies were in attendance, including the Chairman of Khudairi Group and the International Islamic Bank, the […]

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Triple Canopy Pays $2.6m to Settle False Claims Suit

US-based security company Triple Canopy has agreed to pay $2.6 million to settle civil False Claims Act allegations that the company submitted false claims for payment to the Department of Defense for unqualified security guards stationed in Iraq. “Contractors must be held accountable for their actions, especially when the safety of government personnel is at […]

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Experts discuss Future of Iraq’s Economy at IBBC Retreat

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held its annual weekend retreat on 7-9 July at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park, a venue dedicated to the advancement of international societal issues through constructive dialogue. Around 60 IBBC Members and guest speakers attended this unique event to discuss pressing issues on the future of Iraq’s economy, prospects and […]

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Calls for Govt to approve Deal for Iraq-Jordan Highway

The Head of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Mohammed al-Halboussi, has reportedly requested that the Iraqi government expedite the approval of the protection and security contract for the International Highway between Iraq and Jordan and allow the re-opening of the border-crossing between the two countries. Halboussi stated that the project was considered an exceptional one, which […]

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British Business Group Kurdistan (BBGK) Launched

The British Business Group Kurdistan (BBGK) held its launch reception on Wednesday 10th December in the fabulous setting of the Jaguar Land Rover Showroom in Erbil. The event was attended by business people, members of the diplomatic community and representatives from the Kurdistan Regional Government. The BBGK was recently established as it was felt there […]

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Weekly Security Update, 26 August – 01 September 2014

Iraq’s casualty figures released by the UN on 01 September showed that at least 1,420 people were killed in August alone, in a slight decrease compared to last month.  Meanwhile, Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi continued to hold meetings with Iraqi parliamentary leaders, in order to facilitate negotiations towards the formation of a new government. Forming […]

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