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Zebari meets Iraq Britain Business Council

On 13th July the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held its annual conference at Cumberland Lodge near London. The conference was attended by many British businessmen, heads of British companies and some Iraqi businessmen specialized in the fields of energy, infrastructure, health services. The Council, which was founded about four years ago, is managed by Baroness […]

Foreign Min meets Member of UK House of Lords

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari met on June 18, 2013, at the headquarters of the Ministry, member of the British House of Lords, Baroness Emma Nicholson, and her accompanying delegation comprising representatives of a number of British companies. During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral relations and ways to develop them at all levels. They […]

Biggest Ever UK Trade Mission to Iraq

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) Executive Chairman, Baroness Nicholson has announced the biggest ever trade mission to Iraq. In a push to boost UK business in Iraq UKTI and the IBBC will take 100 UK companies to Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil in mid-June. The mission will be led by David Willetts, Minister of Universities […]

Biggest Ever British Trade Mission to Iraq

The Executive Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), Baroness Nicholson (pictured), has announced the biggest ever British trade mission to Iraq. In a massive push to boost UK business in Iraq the IBBC will take a 100 companies to Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil in mid-June. A senior UK government minister will co-lead the […]

Ministers to Attend UK Iraq Conference

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has announced its third Mansion House Iraq Day conference, which will be attended by UK Energy Minister, Michael Fallon; UK Foreign Minister, Alastair Burt; Iraq’s Communications Minister, Torhan al-Mufti; and, Deputy Social Affairs Minister, Dara Reshid Yara. Other speakers include Brian Redford, Regional Director, UK Borders Agency (UKBA), and […]

New Baghdad-London Flights Massive Boost to UK Business

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has welcomed the resumption of direct flights between Baghdad and London after more than 20 years -- the first Iraqi Airways plane will land this evening (March 5th 2013) at Gatwick Airport. Baroness Nicholson, Executive Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council, said: "This is terrific news. There are […]

Tony Blair on the Future of Iraq

The following is the text of a speech to be delivered this morning by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who is addressing the Iraq Britain Business Council’s 4th London Conference on the theme: "Iraq: The Road To Success?" This conference I know is one of several taking place that highlight the economic opportunity Iraq […]