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Women in Iraqi Business: Kapita Breaking the Bias

Women have been paving their way into the Iraqi ecosystem, navigating its challenges while at the same time dealing with the accompanying biases, gender stereotypes, the glass ceiling, and cultural and societal barriers. To celebrate those women and honor their contributions to the Iraqi scene, KAPITA has organized a business meetup event titled "International Women's […]

Iraq committed to Renewable Energy

By John Lee. The Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, has said that Iraq is committed to reducing carbon emissions through implementing a number of gas investment projects and developing gas fields, as well as projects to produce solar energy. At a conference in Iraq under the title "Pathways for a lower carbon future for […]

UAE's Ducab Group wins Cabling Contract in Iraq

By John Lee. UAE's Ducab Group has reportedly been awarded a contract to supply overhead conductors for a 288-Km Over-Head Line (OHL) as part of a GE Renewable Energy project in Iraq. According to Zawya, the contract involves the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of a 400kV overhead transmission line from Jordan to the […]

GE announces 'Energy Transition Plan' for Iraq

GE has announced a comprehensive "Energy Transition Plan" for Iraq,  presenting its transformative strategies to support the country's evolution to a cleaner energy future. The plan includes several key pillars that support the government's goals to enhance Iraq's power infrastructure, as well as promote decarbonization and energy sector diversification. The Energy Transition Plan was announced […]

GE Closes Financial Deal for Iraqi Electricity Projects

Iraqi Ministry of Finance and GE Mark Financial Close of Power Up Plan The Iraqi Ministry of Finance (MoF), GE and their financial partners have celebrated the financial close -- a critical milestone that marks the final step of a loan agreement becoming effective -- of the Power Up Plan 4 (PUP4). Under PUP4, GE […]

GE, Kapita to support up to 50 Iraqi Microbusinesses

GE partners with Kapita to drive growth of Iraqi entrepreneurship ecosystem As part of its ongoing commitment to support Iraq and its people through the acceleration of socio-economic progress, GE has partnered with Kapita, a grassroots entrepreneurship organization to launch the 'Iraqi Microbusinesses' initiative - "Takaat" in Arabic. Through the new partnership, GE will support […]

Cabinet tightens up on Public Sector Salaries

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet held its weekly meeting on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. Following discussions, the Cabinet decided to: Approve the recommendations from the specialist working group to complete the comprehensive database of all those who work in the public sector, and to allocate a unique employment number […]

GE Wins $1.2bn Iraq Electricity Contracts

From GE: With growing demand for electricity, especially to meet the requirements during peak summer, the Government of Iraq is accelerating its focus on strengthening the nation's power infrastructure through two new agreements signed with GE. A long-term partner committed to meeting the future electricity needs of the nation, GE signed the agreements, valued at […]

GE completes Major Work at Bismaya Power Plant

By John Lee. GE Gas Power has reported that it has successfully completed services on four 9F.03 gas turbines, two steam turbines and six generators at Iraq's Besmaya Power Plant safely and on time, while continuing to execute wider operations and maintenance (O&M) works at the site despite the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 […]

Iraqi Cabinet outlines Funding for Investment Projects

The Cabinet held its regular meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. At the start of the meeting, the Prime Minister thanked health teams for their sacrifices on the front line during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Cabinet received a briefing from the Minister of Health on the latest developments and the […]