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New Iraqi PM encourages Private Sector

By John Lee. The Prime Minister, Mr. Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, met on Sunday with a number of businessmen, investors and entrepreneurs in the private sector. During the meeting, they discussed the national economic situation, the prospects for the work of the private sector and its contribution to expanding job opportunities and development, and important obstacles […]

Head of Iraq's Integrity Commission Resigns

By John Lee. The head of Iraq's Commission of Integrity has resigned. Judge Alaa Jawad Al-Saadi (pictured) submitted his resignation to Prime Minister, Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, on Sunday. The Prime Minister confirmed that he had accepted the resignation, praising Al-Saadi's efforts at the Commission. In a statement, Al-Saadi said he was, "unable to continue in […]

IBBC's Dubai Conference doubles in Scope and Impact

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): As Iraq returns to the international stage with record oil revenues, stability, and a new Government, the IBBC extended its Autumn Dubai conference over three days to accommodate a record number of attendees and speakers. While energy is fundamental to Iraq, the conference branched out to encompass other […]

Will Iraq's new Anti-Corruption Campaign succeed?

By Nour H. Ayoub for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Will Iraq's new anti-corruption campaign succeed? New Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani started his government by announcing an anti-corruption program. Many great challenges, however, remain in his […]

IBBC and GEMS host Iraq Education Conference in Dubai

IBBC and GEMS host Iraq education conference in Dubai and resolve to focus on important outcomes On the eve of Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)'s Dubai Iraq conference, GEMS and IBBC together hosted and convened an important education conference bringing together key Government of Iraq and KRG ministerial representatives, UK universities, IBBC members and Skills […]

KRG hopes Digitalization will bring Investment

By Adam Lucente for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistan government in Iraq hopes digitalization will bring investment The Kurdistan Regional Government has made progress digitizing government services, but investors say more is needed to attract serious capital […]

Customs and Tax Automation Project completes Implementation Stages

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Finance, Taif Sami Mohammed, has held a meeting on the follow-up to the implementation of the automation project for customs and tax. The Minister said: "The completion of the automation project will contribute to the development of customs departments and improve their performance, by adopting a single window, modernizing […]