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US Consul General supporting American Brands in Kurdistan

By John Lee. US Consul General Robert Waller has met with Ahmed Qadir [Ahmad Kadir Ismail Al Majidi], Chairman of HewaHolding, which owns the Fatburger and The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf franchises in Erbil. While visiting Erbil's Majidi Mall, they discussed the company's future plans to expand and bring other American brands to the […]

Franchise Workshop targets Int'l Commercial Brands in Iraq

By John Lee. NIC Hosts Franchise Workshop which Aims to Expand the Activities of International Commercial Brands in Iraq Iraq's National Investment Commission (NIC), in coordination with the US Department of Commerce and the US Embassy in Baghdad, has hosted a franchise granting workshop over four days for the Iraqi private sector to expand the […]

US Franchise Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. On Monday, March 17, the U.S. Charge d’Affaires, John Desrocher (pictured), joined the Chairman of the Iraqi National Investment Commission, Dr. Sami Al Araji, to open a two-day series of “Developing Franchise Opportunities in Iraq” meetings in Baghdad. The meetings offered 10 U.S. based franchisors, including Froots, Dr. G's, Dental Fix, Radio […]

US Embassy Officials Talk Franchising

The Embassy’s Commercial and Economic Sections and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s CLDP (Commercial Law Development Program), in association with the National Investment Council (NIC), hosted a seminar on "Developing Franchise Opportunities in Iraq" on January 22. The program represents a joint initiative to expand US -Iraq business engagement through franchising. The Iraqi Chamber of […]