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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 […]

Iraq prepares to curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Iraq prepares to curb greenhouse gas emissions through development of a roadmap for mitigation action A total of 27 Iraqi experts and officials discussed and agreed on an outline for Iraq’s actions towards mitigating the cause of climate change that will lead to the finalization of the country’s Roadmap for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA). […]

DNO to Step Up Drilling Campaign in Kurdistan

DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced a stepped up drilling campaign in the Kurdistan region of Iraq and the Sultanate of Oman on the back of 2016 operating profits and improved payments for exports from its flagship Tawke field in Kurdistan. The Company also released its annual reserves report which showed […]

In Iraqi Kurdistan, a Security Camera on Every Corner

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In Iraqi Kurdistan, a Security Camera on Every Corner In Iraqi Kurdistan businesses can’t get a license unless security cameras are installed. But locals say cameras are unregulated and an […]

Levarht enters Iraq Fruit & Veg Market

By John Lee. Netherlands-based fruit and vegetable grower Levarht has sent its first air-freight shipment to Iraq, which arrived at Erbil airport. The company said it expects to make weekly shipments of high-quality fruit and vegetables, including soft fruit, tomatoes, bell peppers, herbs, lettuce and potatoes. A spokesperson said that because of the unrest in […]

Japan Opens Consulate in the Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kentaro Sonoura and his accompanying delegation. In the meeting, attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, the Japanese Minister reaffirmed his country’s position to further strengthen its relations with the Kurdistan Region, by opening its consulate in Erbil on Wednesday. […]