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Iraq plans 20GW Solar Power by 2030

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Oil has his Ministry's goal is to support the Ministry of Electricity to have 20 gigawatts of solar energy capacity installed by 2030. In a promotional video issued by the Government of Iraq, Ihsan Abdul Jabbar added that the recently-announced partnership with French energy company Total will include the […]

GE, Kapita to support up to 50 Iraqi Microbusinesses

GE partners with Kapita to drive growth of Iraqi entrepreneurship ecosystem As part of its ongoing commitment to support Iraq and its people through the acceleration of socio-economic progress, GE has partnered with Kapita, a grassroots entrepreneurship organization to launch the 'Iraqi Microbusinesses' initiative - "Takaat" in Arabic. Through the new partnership, GE will support […]

Jordan, Iraq bolster Economic Cooperation

By John Lee. Jordan and Iraq held talks on Saturday in Amman to enhance economic cooperation in various fields, especially trade and investment. According to Jordan Times, the meeting was headed by Jordan's Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply, Maha Al Ali, and Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals, Manhal Aziz. More here. (Source: Jordan […]

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Iraqi PM pushes forward with Reform Agenda

The Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. The Cabinet discussed the latest Covid-19 related developments, and received a briefing from the Minister of Health on government measures to contain the spread of the virus. Following discussions, the Cabinet agreed to establish the Higher Committee for Reform […]

Iraq welcomes two New Ambassadors

By John Lee. Iraq's Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has received copies of the credentials of two new ambassadors to the country. Walid Mohamed Ismail is the new Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, while Paula Ganly becomes the new Australian Ambassador to Iraq. (Source: MOFA)

Possible Reopening of Iraqi Embassy in Libya

By John Lee. Iraq's Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein, has met with the Foreign Minister of Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA), Mohamed Taher Siala, on the sidelines a meeting of the League of Arab States in Cairo. Minister Hussein congratulated his Libyan counterpart on the occasion of announcing the results of the formation of the […]

Iran, Iraq sign Judicial Cooperation MoUs

Senior authorities from Iran and Iraq signed three memoranda of understanding to promote judicial and legal cooperation between the two neighbouring states. The documents were inked in Baghdad on Tuesday by the prosecutor generals, justice ministers and heads of the two countries' prison organizations. The signing ceremony followed a meeting between Iran's Judiciary Chief Ebrahim […]

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Martrade Group joins IBBC

Martrade Group is a privately owned shipping, port and terminal operator, and logistics service provider, offering worldwide services. Headquartered in Germany, the Group has also interests in communication services, real estate, land & terminal development projects across the globe. The Group traces its origin to the early 1970s, when the founder and main shareholder commenced […]

GCC Stresses Importance of Electrical Interconnection Program

The Foreign Minister Receives Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council of Arab States to Discuss Gulf Investment in Iraq Iraq's Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein has this week discussed investments in Iraq with the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf. During the meeting, issues of concern to the Gulf Cooperation Council and […]