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Iraq Seeks Twinning Agreements with Italian Cities

The new Iraqi Ambassador in Rome, Siwan Barazani, said on Friday that he seeks to achieve "twinning" between Iraqi and Italian cities to help develop economic relations, according to the Italian AGI news agency. The agency quoted the diplomat as saying that Italy is Iraq’s major European economic partner, and that many Arab countries, including […]

Intracom Signs New Agreement with Ministry of Interior

INTRACOM IT Services Middle East and Africa signed an agreement with the Ministry of Interior in Iraq, which aims to ensure the Ministry’s sustainability by implementing innovative" EMC” solutions in storage consolidation and back up recovery solutions with disaster recovery, hence helping the Ministry maintain its business by protecting its valuable dates and information. INTRACOM […]

Anbar Province to Hold First Investment Conference

Al Anbar Province announced that it is ready to hold its first investment conference with the participation of numerous international companies, according to Al SumariaTV. The province said that it formed a committee to prepare the program for the conference. Meanwhile, the Province Council said that the conference is one of the solutions suggested by […]

Iraq Sends Delegation to Amman to Develop Free Zone

"The Iraqi government has sent a delegation of economic experts to Amman to discuss development of the Free Zone between Iraq and Jordan," an adviser in the Iraqi government said on Tuesday. The team aims to develop economic relations between the two countries, especially in terms of trade, he said. "The relationship between Iraq and […]

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India Seeks to Invest in Ninewa

India's Charge d’Affaires has expressed his country’s keenness to invest in projects in Ninewa. This came during his first visit to the province and his meeting with the governor and a number of his advisors. Abdulmajied Bader expressed hopes of possible cooperation in various fields, mainly in information technology, communications, textiles and health. He suggested […]

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Trade Ministry to Issue 2011 Trade Guide

The Iraqi Trade Ministry is preparing to issue the Iraq Trade Guide of 2011. “The guide will include a database of more than 46,000 local, Arab, and international firms officially registered in Iraq,” a source from the ministry told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He noted that the project highlights investment, economic, tourist, and cultural aspects […]

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Qadisiyah Govt and Iranian Companies Agree on Investment

A preliminary agreement was concluded between Qadisiyah local government and a group of Iranian companies to invest in the province, the director of the Investment Committee in Diwaniyah reported on Monday. "The Investment Committee and the head of Qadisiyah council met a delegation from a group of Iranian companies to discuss the possibility of investing […]

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United States to Sell F16 Jets to Iraq

AK News quotes a spokesman of the American military in Iraq as saying that they will supply Lockheed Martin F-16 jets to the Iraqi Air Force. "There are discussions between Baghdad and Washington to buy F-16 jets to support the Iraqi security forces and the Iraqi air force," Gen. Stephen Lanza said. "My country is […]

Egypt and Iraqi Kurdistan Discuss Economic Cooperation

Egypt's Prime Minister, Ahmadi Nazi,f met with visiting President of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, Massoud Barzani, on Monday [5 July] tp discuss economic and trade cooperation. Nazif asserted Egypt's support for the political process in Iraq and efforts to form an Iraqi government as soon as possible to achieve unity and stability in the […]

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Maliki Urges Jordanians to Invest in Iraq

Iraq's Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, called on Jordanian investors and companies to take part in the reconstruction operations in the country, according to a statement from his office. “Al-Maliki received on Wednesday (July 7) the Jordanian Ambassador in Baghdad, Mohammad Taissiyer al-Musaada,” said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The statement quoted the […]

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Vice-President Calls for Stronger Ties with Australia

Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi called for stronger economic and trade relations with Australia, according to a statement of his office on Wednesday. “Al-Hashemi received on Wednesday (July 7) the Australian Ambassador to Baghdad, Robert James Tyson,” said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He went on to urge Australian investors to invest in […]

Private Sector Development Conference in Erbil

A conference on Private Sector Development in Iraq opened on Tuesday in Erbil's Sa'ed Abdullah Hall. The two-day conference is hosted jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Erbil Governorate. Simon Marinso, UNDP Coordinator for Private Sector Development in Iraq told AK News that 30 Directors General from all Kurdistan Ministries have attended […]