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500 CSOs Unite on Vision for Kurdistan

Representatives of 500 CSOs have presented their vision for an agreement between public authorities and civil society in the Kurdistan region of Iraq following four months of consultations. The draft agreement, which will serve as a basis for upcoming discussions with Parliament and Government, is intended to improve cooperation between public authorities and civil society […]

German Company to Inspect Iraqi Imports

The Iraqi Ministry of Planning has reportedly signed a technical contract with a German company to inspect imports into Iraq. The Ministry said that the aim of the contract is "to limit the importation of bad goods or expired commodities and foodstuffs". According to a report from Aswat al-Iraq, the contract was signed with the […]

Ministry to Announce New Pre-Import Inspection Contracts

A spokesman for Iraq's Ministry of Planning and Development has said the ministry will announce the three contracts pre-import inspection next week. The Ministry has completed the final touches on the contracts for the international companies from France, Switzerland and Denmark, said Abd Al-Zahra al-Hindawi. Bureau Veritas of France, and Swiss company SGS, had been […]

Denmark’s COWI to Design Baghdad-Turkey Highway

By John Lee. An official from Iraq's Ministry of Housing and Construction has told Bloomberg that the ministry has signed a contract with the Danish company COWI for the design of a highway linking Baghdad with Turkey. The company, based in Lyngby, Denmark, is due to complete preliminary designs within 20 weeks before working on […]

Iraq discusses Motorway Design with Danish Company

Iraq's Minister of Construction and Housing, Mohammed Sahib al-Daraji [Darraji],  has reportedly discussed plans for Highway No. 2, which runs from Baghdad to the Turkish border, with a Danish engineering design company. According to the report from AKnews, the company concerned is called "Coy", but Iraq Business News believes it to be COWI Holdings. The minister […]

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Denmark's Phoenix Bags $86m Basra Pipeline Contract

Danish company Phoenix International has signed an  $86m (100 billion IQD) contract with Basra Investment Commission for the production of oil pipelines. AKnews reports that Phoenix was granted the project licence for a ​​250-acre area in the town of Umm Qasr, in southern Iraq. The licence is for 35 years, which is subject to renewal. […]

Iraq in Talks over Highway to Turkey and Syria

The Iraqi government has agreed to hold talks with China’s Poly Technologies on a plan to build a highway linking the country with Turkey and Syria, according to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek. Iraq’s minister of construction and housing will discuss the design of the project with Denmark’s COWI Holding A/S, said government spokesman Ali […]

Danish Company Improves Security at Iraqi Ports

The general manager of the Iraqi ports company said on Wednesday that the company had completed a $5 million [6 billion Iraqi dinar] contract with a Danish firm to set up watchtowers in all ports to monitor the works and prevent irregularities. Salah Khudair Abboud told AKnews that the technical staff of the Communications Engineering […]

Danish Company to Boost Karbala's Electricity

Karbala's local government has signed a contract with a Danish company to install five new electrical generators in the province. The head of the Strategic Planning and Constructing committee, Abbas Nasser Hassani told AKnews that a delegation from Karbala local government signed the contract with Danish company Simko, which has offices in Turkish capital, Ankara. […]

12 Danish Companies to Open Offices in Kurdistan

AKnews reports that 12 Danish companies are planning to open representative offices in the Kurdistan Region. The report follows the visit from a Danish trade and industry delegation to Erbil this week. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s coordinator in Denmark, Dlawar Azhgayi, told AKnews the delegation sought to introduce the companies to the Region as […]