Tag Archives | Great Britain

Britain to Close Basra Consulate?

As part of a dramatic restructuring of its embassies and consulates around the world, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office will close its consulate in Basra, according to a report from The Independent. The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, is thought to have concluded that the high cost of providing security to the consulate is disproportionate to […]

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 […]