Representatives from the Ministries of Education, Higher Education and Finance from Baghdad and the Kurdish Regional Government gathered in Erbil during a three-day meeting for the modernisation of the education sector in Iraq. From 23 to 25 September, 2010, UNESCO and UNICEF launched the first national workshop for education of the joint “Iraq Public Sector […]
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The Defense Security Cooperation Agency [DSCA] notified Congress today [September 24, 2010] of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of contractor technical support of the Iraqi Defense Network and associated parts and equipment for a complete package worth approximately $98 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of contractor technical support […]
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency [DSCA] notified Congress today [September 24, 2010] of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of contractor logistics support for Mobile Communications Centers and associated parts and equipment for a complete package worth approximately $57 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of contractor technical support for […]
Patrick Fitzgerald, director of the US Defense Contract Audit Agency, told the Commission on Wartime Contracting that his agency lacks the resources to track all the money being spent in Iraq. The Pentagon’s top auditor said on Thursday that there may not be enough auditors to oversee all of the billions of dollars being spent. […]
The Iraqi Transportation Minister, Amer Abdul-Jabbar, said that the ministry has signed a contract to purchase 66 vessels from an international company in order to reduce import expenditure, according to a report from AKnews. He said the ships will arrive next Monday and will create many job opportunities. Abdul-Jabbar noted that the project needs the […]
The Education Ministry has confirmed plans to offer new staff to schools nationwide, depending on their needs. An official source in the ministry said that schools in the outskirts of Baghdad, and in other provinces which suffered security problems, like Mosul, Diyala, and Anbar, will be given priority.
Petronas, the Malaysian state oil firm, has agreed to train 60 Iraqi oil engineers to help it develop the Gharaf oilfield. The engineers will attend an intensive 6-month course in Malaysia and will then be sent back home to supervise the company’s operations, according to a report from Azzaman. Petronas and Japan Petroleum Exploration Co […]
We launch our new Jobs in Iraq page today on the IBN web site in response to reader demand. This is a free reciprocal service for Recruitment Agencies and Employers with jobs on offer in Iraq. For readers it provides a welcome source of employment options in a country crying out for skilled labour and […]
Educational centers teaching journalism and media studies in Iraq have increased dramatically since 2003, which observers find promising in the country’s opening. After the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime in 2003, under which independent journalism was strictly censored, many independent media centers opened in Iraq, the majority of which are based in Kurdistan Region due […]
The government of Nepal has lifted the ban on Nepalis working in Iraq. An estimated 30,000 Nepalis working in Iraq were facing the prospect of deportation after the US asked its contractors to send home expatriate workers whose countries impose a travel ban in Iraq. “We took the decision for the sake of Nepalis already […]
ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and the certification authority of the International Computer Driving License program in GCC and Iraq, called on more participation from the private and semi-government businesses to support further digital awareness among all sectors of society through their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. Everyone is ultimately a stakeholder from a […]
In a recent opinion piece in the Times, Lord Jeffrey Archer was enthusiastic about the opportunities to be grasped in modern Iraq: “Today [Baghdad] is a boom town, rather than a bomb site. If I were a young man, looking to make my fortune, I would be off to Iraq like a shot.“ ” … […]