Archive | ‘Your Country’

KRG Welcomes UK All-Party Group

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, Falah Mustafa Bakir, welcomed members from the British All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Kurdistan Region. The visit to the Department of Foreign Relations was part of a larger trip to the Kurdistan Region by the Parliamentary Group to meet political leaders and […]

Trade Delegation and British Pavilion at Erbil International Fair

The MEA, in partnership with UK Trade & Investment, Invest Northern Ireland and the Kurdistan Regional Government, will be leading a Trade Delegation to Iraqi Kurdistan this October to coincide with the seventh Erbil International Trade Fair, Iraq’s largest general trade exhibition. Mission Participants will have the opportunity to exhibit at the Fair’s British Pavilion, […]

UK Minister Lord Howell Addresses Iraq-British Business Council

The UK's Foreign Office Minister, Lord Howell, addressed the Iraq-British Business Council (IBBC) on 24 May: It is a pleasure to address you today here at the IBBC’s Iraq Day Summit Conference. The IBBC’s commitment to Iraq is much welcomed by this Government. The UK Government continues to develop a strong and supportive bilateral relationship […]

Britain to Close Basra Consulate?

As part of a dramatic restructuring of its embassies and consulates around the world, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office will close its consulate in Basra, according to a report from The Independent. The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, is thought to have concluded that the high cost of providing security to the consulate is disproportionate to […]

UK Minister Clarifies Iraq Aid Commitment

British Minister of State Alan Duncan visited Iraq last week. He met with Government of Iraq and international partners to discuss the future of the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) Iraq programme, how oil and gas revenues could help to provide basic services to the Iraqi people and what the Iraqi government could do […]

Welcome to the 'Your Country' Pages

Welcome to this latest initiative from Iraq Business News. The ‘Your Country’ pages carry useful information specific to businesses from participating countries. The first to be launched is the United Kingdom, and we plan to add other countries over the coming weeks and months. If you would like to see your country represented please contact […]