Tag Archives | Abu Dhabi

UAE-Iraq Agreement for Port and Logistics Development

Abu Dhabi-based AD Ports Group and Iraq's International Development Bank (IDB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to review opportunities for ports and logistics projects that could enhance trade flows between the UAE and Iraq. The agreement was signed by Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Managing Director and Group CEO of AD Ports Group, and […]

UAE Retailer to target Iraqi Market

By John Lee. Abu Dhabi-based retail chain Lulu Group is reportedly raising funds to finance an expansion into Iraq. A director told Khaleej Times that the company plans an IPO next year, and will continue to add new outlets and new markets, including Iraq and North Africa. More here. (Source: Khaleej Times)

Sri Lanka to close Embassy in Baghdad

By John Lee. The Sri Lankan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that it will temporarily close its Embassy in Baghdad. The decision, with effect from 30 April 2022, is part of a general restructuring of Sri Lanka's diplomatic representation overseas, undertaken in the context of economic situation and foreign currency constraints faced by the […]

First Abu Dhabi Bank to open Office in Iraq

By John Lee. First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) has announced that it will open a representative office in Iraq. The new representative office will primarily service Sovereign and Government Related Entities (GREs), Financial Institutions and Iraqi institutional clients in addition to clients with business interests in Iraq. Hana Al Rostamani (pictured), Group Chief Executive Officer […]

Dana Gas achieves 50% Gas Production Growth in 3 yrs

Dana Gas and its partner, Crescent Petroleum, have reported record sales gas production from their operations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), reaching 452 million cubic feet of gas per day (MMscf/d) at the end of 2021. The production milestone is the culmination of numerous process improvements at the Khor Mor gas plant, including […]

Iraq, UAE sign Contract to build 5 Solar Power Stations

By John Lee. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi attended a signing ceremony on Wednesday for the construction of five new solar power stations by Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company). This covers the first phase of the project, covering 1,000 megawatts of power out of a planned total capacity 2,000 megawatts. The signing ceremony was attended […]

Proposal to create Emirati-Iraqi Business Council

Maintaining economic momentum between "sisterly countries" the UAE and Iraq was top of the agenda when the Ambassador of Iraq to the UAE visited Abu Dhabi Chamber recently. Ambassador Dr. Mudaffar Mustafa Al-Jubouri was received by Abdullah Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at the Chamber's tower in Abu […]