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IOM Emergency Unit Assists IDPs from Tal Afar

This past week the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, sent emergency teams from its Erbil, Iraq, mission to provide front-line non-food item (NFI) assistance to an informal settlement of internally displaced persons (IDPs). The settlers are principally nomadic herders fleeing ISIL’s last remaining major stronghold in Iraq: Tal Afar. Following the fall […]

Bangladesh Embassy to open Office in Erbil

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Abu Magsoud Forhad, Bangladesh’s Ambassador to Iraq. Ambassador Forhad discussed his government’s intention to open in Erbil an office of his country’s Iraq embassy. Discussing the situation of the Bangladeshi nationals, resident in Iraq and Kurdistan Region, he said opening of embassy’s office in Erbil will facilitate […]

Lufthansa Consulting to support Development at Erbil Airport

Erbil International Airport (EIA) this week signed a partnership deal with Lufthansa Consulting, part of the Lufthansa Group, to support the development and implementation of its masterplan. The contract, funded by EIA, will secure for the airport key expertise across a range of airport disciplines from project management, through planning, design, cargo, security and safety. […]

PM Barzani receives UK’s new Consul General

KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Martin Warr, the new Consul General of the United Kingdom in Erbil, and his accompanying delegation. Consul General Warr commended the role of the Peshmerga forces in the fight against ISIS and the Kurdistan Region for hosting large numbers of internally displaced people, who fled ISIS atrocities and […]

BL Harbert to build New US Consulate in Erbil

The US Department of State has awarded the construction contract for the new US Consulate Complex in Erbil to BL Harbert International of Birmingham, Alabama. The new Consulate Complex will include a Chancery, Marine residence, housing, support facilities and facilities for the community. The architect for the project is EYP of Albany, New York. (Source: […]

Agreen Group wins Contract at Baharka Camp

By John Lee. Agreen Group has won a tender to provide Prefabricated Shelter Units in Baharka 2 Camp – Zone A and B – Erbil Governorate. The contract, whose value has not been revealed, was awarded by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). Agreen Group was founded in Erbil in 2005. (Source: UNGM)

EnerMech Launches JV with Khudairi Group

UK-based EnerMech has launched a joint venture with the Khudairi Group in Iraq to target both the re-emerging oil and gas and large infrastructure sectors. The JV, with one of the country’s longest established family-owned groups, is expected to generate $20 million-plus turnover within a short period. The downstream energy and infrastructure rejuvenation along with […]

Conference for Preparation of National Development Plan

Iraq’s first conference for the preparation of the National Development Plan Iraq’s Ministry of Planning launched the first round of discussions on the National Development Plan of Iraq (NDP) 2018-2022. The three-day conference was jointly organized in Erbil by the Ministry of Planning and the Local Area Development Programme (LADP), a project implemented by the […]

Kurdish Flag fans Controversy in Kirkuk

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any views expressed here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  Controversy ensued when the flag of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) was raised in Kirkuk on March 28. The local government in the province insisted on having the Kurdish […]

American Corner opened in University of Kurdistan Hewler

The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Falah Mustafa, attended the opening ceremony of the American Corner in the University of Kurdistan Hewler (UKH) in Erbil. The American corner will focus on promoting education in the host community, student exchange programs between the Kurdistan Region and the United States, providing electronic databases and […]