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Talal Abu-Ghazaleh cooperation with Central Bank of Iraq

A delegation representing Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org) agreed with the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI), Mr. Ali Mohsin Ismail Al-Alaq, means of cooperation between the two parties. The delegation headed by Mr. Ahmad Obeidat, Executive Director of the Baghdad Office, presented the various services provided by TAG-Org, particularly in the fields of […]

Baghdad Uni Signs Agreement with Microsoft

By John  Lee. The University of Baghdad has signed a joint cooperation agreement with Microsoft, under which the American technology giant will provide supplies for the application of scientific quality and reliability standards at the university. The deal includes the provision of 1000 copies of Windows 7 for use by university departments, colleges and institutes […]

Microsoft to Start e-Governance Projects in Maysan

By John Lee. Microsoft is reportedly about to start e-governance projects in Maysan. Suhair Al-Minshidawi, the Chairman of the e-governance Committee in Maysan province said in a press statement: “The representative of the company showed, during a meeting with her, his company’s willingness to work in this field. “The projects include electronic systems specializing in […]

“Legend Lands” Appointed 1st Official Microsoft Distributor in Iraq

Microsoft Corporation said on Monday that it has appointed a local company, the Baghdad-based Legend Lands, to distribute its products in Iraq. Microsoft’s manager of Business Development for Emerging Markets, Rajai S. El-Khadem, said: “This is a big step for Microsoft and for Iraq. As of today Microsoft will be officially and locally represented in Iraq […]

Microsoft Partners with KRG for 2nd Annual Imagine Cup

Microsoft and the KRG Department of Information Technology last week hosted the 2nd annual Imagine Cup 2012 – Kurdistan competition in Erbil. The competition is a global endeavor organized by Microsoft to spur students’ creativity in order to help solve the world’s toughest problems through technology. This year’s winning team, Mirage Tech, devised a software […]

KRG Starts Govt IT Professional Development Programme

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Information Technology, in cooperation with the US Army’s J6 Directorate based in Iraq, launched an extensive 12 week training programme in Erbil this week. The goal of the IT Professional Development Programme is to develop local capacity and create a professional foundation for IT managers and staff within […]

Clinton urges U.S. companies to invest in Iraq

Iraq is open for business, and American companies should make an effort to invest there, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (pictured) has said, according to a report from CNN. The Secretary was addressing the Business Forum Promoting Commercial Opportunities in Iraq, which included executives from companies as far-ranging as Occidental Petroleum, JP Morgan Chase, General […]

Microsoft Opens Training Centre in Baghdad

The international computer giant Microsoft opened its first training centre in Baghdad on Wednesday. The Iraqi Minister of Technology and Science, Ra’ed Fahmi, said the centre would contribute to developing Information Technology (IT) skills among the country’s workforce. During the opening ceremony held in Baghdad, the centre’s director, Ahmed Iz al-Dein, said that the centre […]

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Microsoft Makes First Trip to Kurdistan

Aiming at helping the regional government of Kurdistan to develop its technological sector, a leading delegation from the Microsoft Corporation made its first visit to the capital Erbil on Sunday. The visit was made possible by an invitation by the two-year old Department of Technology of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) that has set a […]