Tag Archives | Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman

Could Kurdish Independence lead to New Iraq War?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. In 2014, following the withdrawal of Iraqi forces, Kurdish Peshmerga troops seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Two years on and with a […]

New KRG Representative to United States

Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman yesterday began her mission as the Representative to the United States of America. Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, met with Ms Abdul Rahman and the staff of the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in Washington DC to officially declare her as the new representative and to […]

UN: Northern Iraq a Major Emergency

By John Lee. The United Nations have declared the highest level of emergency in northern Iraq, estimating that over a million people have been displaced in the aftermath of the June offensive by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Nicolay Mladenov, head of UNAMI (United Nations Assistance Mission: Iraq) has said that in […]

KRG High Representative to UK Talks to Iraq Business News

Iraq Business News recently had the pleasure of interviewing the Kurdistan Regional Government’s High Representative to the United Kingdom, Ms Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman. Iraq Business News: Ms Abdul Rahman, thank you for taking the time to speak with us today. May I ask you firstly for your opinion about the ongoing protests in the […]

British Trade Delegation Arrives in Erbil

A delegation of 13 businessmen, traders and investors from the United Kingdom has reportedly arrived in Erbil today, on a trip to study economic conditions in the region. Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman (pictured) told AKnews that, “the British delegation aims to invest and participate in the reconstruction campaign in the region”. (Source: AKnews)

British Companies Targeting Kurdistan

The largest ever British trade delegation to visit the Kurdistan Region last week participated in Erbil International Fair. The delegation was lead by Sir Andrew Cahn, the Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the British government department that spearheads international trade with the UK. The mission comprised 53 representatives from 39 British companies […]

Britain Should Move Ahead in Iraq and Kurdistan

By Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, Kurdistan Regional Government High Representative to the UK The Lib Dems are proud of their internationalism. It was one thing to oppose the intervention in Iraq and to continue as mistakes after the fall of Saddam were laid bare, but Iraqis like myself are keen to see your party develop […]