Tag Archives | Netherlands

Provision of GPS Equipment in Iraq

By John Lee. Two companies have won a tender to supply handheld GPS and compasses to the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Iraq. The contract with Netherlands-based GRAIDCO Global Relief Aid and Development Company is valued at $27,310, while the contract with US-based US21, Inc. is valued at $18,320. (Source: UNGM)

Netherlands supports Reforms in Iraqi Kurdistan

The Netherlands is supporting reforms in the Kurdistan Region with a contribution to its Funding Facility for Economic Reform The Kingdom of the Netherlands is contributing nearly US$270,000 (€250,000) towards the implementation of the Economic Reform Roadmap, developed by the World Bank in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq […]

US Firm in $210m Deal at Majnoon Field

By John Lee. According to a report from Reuters, Anglo-Dutch Shell has signed a $210-million contract with US-based Halliburton to drill 30 wells at the Majnoon field over the next three years. The contract is expected to raise output at the field from 220,000 barrels per day currently to about 400,000 bpd in three years. (Source: Reuters)

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 […]

Blue Sky acquires Sonoro Energy Iraq

Blue Sky Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BSI) has acquired from Sonoro Energy International Holdings BV, 100% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Sonoro Energy Iraq B.V. (“Sonoro Iraq”), a company incorporated in the Netherlands and the designated operator and party to several license agreements with the Al-Salah ad Din Provincial Government of Iraq for […]

Iraq’s First Privately Owned Functional Imaging Facility

The Iraqi German Functional Imaging Clinic is expected to begin seeing patients next month, marking the first time patients in Iraq will have access to functional imaging exams at a privately owned facility. Dr. Ibrahim Al Butaihi, the director of the project and consultant in nuclear medicine at Maasstad Hospital in Rotterdam, Netherlands, told HCB […]

Civilian Policing Working Group meets Ministry of Interior

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is assisting the Government of Iraq (GoI) in its efforts on Security Sector Reform (SSR) through a well-established partnership with the Office of the National Security Advisor (ONSA). On 29 August, UNDP and ONSA co-chaired the first meeting between the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and international partners within the […]

Over $2bn in New Money for People of Iraq

Statement by the Co-Hosts Canada, Germany, Japan, Kuwait, The Netherlands, and the United States at the July 20 Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq Over $2 billion in new money has been pledged for the people of Iraq in response to Da’esh’s campaign of tyranny that has resulted in enormous suffering, deprivation, and devastation for […]

Netherlands will Continue Support to Kurdistan Region

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani yesterday received a delegation of The Netherland’s Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee headed by Committee Chairperson Ms. Angeline Eijsink, along with representatives of political parties at the Dutch Parliament. The delegation praised the people, government, and the Peshmerga forces of the Kurdistan Region, who, under very difficult circumstances, have been combating the […]

Netherlands Funds Stabilization in Newly Liberated Areas

The Netherlands is giving $5.69 million (€5 million) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support stabilization in areas newly liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Dutch contribution will be allocated in two installments to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Immediate Stabilization (FFIS) which channels fast-track support to liberated areas […]

KRG Welcomes new Dutch Ambassador

The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa, has welcomed the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands, Jeannette Seppen where they discussed a wide range of issues related to further strengthening ties between both sides. The Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Jabali and the Head of the Dutch Embassy Liaison […]