Tag Archives | World Economic Forum (WEF)

Corruption, Deceit Plague Private Education in Iraq

By Salam Zidane for Al Monitor. Any views expressed here are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  It’s said that some college degrees aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on. Some graduates in Iraq are finding that to be true. Others can’t even get the paper. Dozens […]

Al-Abadi Meets with World Bank President

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi met the President of the World Bank, Mr. Jim Yong Kim, and his accompanying delegation on Thursday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. During the meeting, they discussed the World Bank’s support for Iraq with expertise and simplification of procedures and help to reform the banking […]

KRG PM Barzani and Turkish PM discuss Security

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani yesterday met Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Istanbul on the sidelines of a World Economic Forum event. In the meeting both sides discussed the latest political and military developments in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, the process of forming a new government in Iraq, the participation of the Kurdistan Region […]

World Economic Forum visits KRG

Mr Miroslav Dosek, Head of Middle East and North Africa section of the World Economic Forum (WEF), visited the KRG Department of Foreign Relations to discuss economic developments in Kurdistan as well as the current security and humanitarian situation. Mr Dosek said, “The achievements and the success of the Kurdistan Region are very much lauded […]