Tag Archives | Michael Aron

Change of UK Ambassador to Iraq

Mr Simon Paul Collis has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq. He will succeed Mr Michael Aron who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Collis will take up his appointment at the end of June 2012. Mr Collis joined the FCO in 1978 and after studying Arabic has […]

British Ambassador’s Notebook: A Week in Kurdistan Region

By Michael Aron, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Iraq. This article was originally published by Rudaw, and is re-published with permission by Iraq Business News. Rather than the usual one or two day visit to Erbil, I have just spent a week in Kurdistan Region travelling to Suleymaniya, Dohuk, Soran and Shanidar. What a […]

British Ambassador Concludes Week-Long Visit to Kurdistan

Britain’s Ambassador to Iraq on Friday concluded a one-week visit to the Kurdistan Region by meetingwith President Masoud Barzani and Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. He visited all three of the Region’s governorates, meeting students, officials and civil society representatives. Ambassador Michael Aron met with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) officials and visited all three provinces of […]

Ambassadorial Lunch with Michael Aron, HMA to Iraq

The Middle East Association will host a Lunch for Mr Michael Aron, HM Ambassador to Iraq, on Monday 31st October at Bury House. Michael is a career diplomat, having joined the FCO in 1984. His early work included Iran, the UK Mission to the UN, and the European Commission. He has held a number of […]