Tag Archives | Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)

IBBC hosts Reception in Erbil

On July 27th, the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), courtesy of the Sardar Group, hosted a reception at the Sardar Group Showroom on Gulan Street, Erbil. Guests included HE the Governor of Erbil and other regional Governors and Government officials, in addition to the UK Ambassador to Baghdad, Mark Bryson-Richardson and UK Consul General David […]

UK Firm opens new Fertiliser Plant in Basra

By John Lee. Iraq's Minister of Industry and Minerals, Mr. Manhal Aziz Al-Khabbaz, has officially opened a new fertiliser factory in Basra governorate. The plant, with a capacity of 1,500 tonnes per day, is a partnership between the State Company for Southern Fertilizers, and the  UK-based AAA Holding Group. The opening ceremony was attended by […]

IBBC Introduces New Members

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has held an on online webinar to introduce new members to the membership and wider Iraqi audiences. Participant companies and speakers included: Ms Batoul Husseini, Director of digital government & CSR, SAP; Mr Ahmed Al Hinkawi, Managing partner at Al Etihad Law firm; Mr Sean O'Rourke, Global Partnerships manager […]

Video: The Privatization of Iraqi State-owned Enterprises

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) presented a webinar yesterday discussing a road map for the privatisation of the 176 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Iraq. Discussions were based on the recently-published IBBC paper, The Privatization of Iraqi State-owned Enterprises, the lead author of which was Professor Frank R. Gunter, of Lehigh University. The paper can […]

Etihad Law joins Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)

By John Lee. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has announced that Baghdad-based Etihad Law has joined the organisation as a new member. Etihad provides legal services to individuals and corporations, and provides financial services supporting small- and medium-sized projects. The firm was founded by Ahmed Al Hankawi and AbdulHadi Al Shimary. (Source: IBBC)

IBBC hosts largest ever Spring Conference

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted the largest attendance for their Spring conference at the Mansion house on 24th May, with just under 300 attendees, half of whom came from Iraq. Widely considered a success, the overall theme was 'sustaining economic growth in Iraq', There were multiple panels and roundtable sessions; including four panels […]

Sardar Group honoured at IBBC Spring Conference

By Padraig O'Hannelly. The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has awarded this year's Rasmi Al Jabri Annual Award for Excellence to Sardar Group. At the IBBC's Spring Conference in London's Mansion house, which was attended by nearly 300 delegates, Baroness Nicholson presented the 'Infinity Medallion' to group Chairman and CEO, Mr Sardar al Bebany. Based […]

IBBC hosts over 100 Iraqi SME's in UK

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted over 50 Iraqi SME's from all areas of Iraq at the Institution of Civil Engineers for lunch on 16th May. Over 100 SME invitees are in the UK to visit the Intelligent Buildings exhibition at London's Excel. The SMEs come from various sectors, including automotive dealerships, to oil […]