Tag Archives | Nineveh

Nineveh Signs Agreement with German Businesses

Nineveh Chamber of Commerce has signed a memorandum of understanding with a delegation of German business people for the exchange of expertise, the head of the chamber told AKnews. Moqbel Ahmed Dabbagh said on Monday that the agreement will see coordination between both sides to increase the booming investment in the Iraqi province. He said […]

Nineveh Tops 2010 Reconstruction Contract Ratings

Nineveh signed more reconstruction project contracts with international firms in the past financial year than any other Iraqi province, said the provincial governor on Sunday. Athiel al-Nujaifi told AKnews that a total of 44 companies from around the have undertaken major reconstruction projects in the province in the fields of tourism, industry, public services and […]

Turkish Company to Build Power Plant in Ninewa

The local government in Ninewa signed a deal with a Turkish company on Wednesday to build a gas-fired electricity generating plant. The plant will generate 750 Megawatts, a source from the Ninewa governor’s office told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The $388 million-deal aims to improve the electricity in the province,” he noted. (Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

Sonangol to Start Work on Ninewa Oilfields

Angolan oil company Sonangol started work on Thursday at the Najma [Najmah] and Qaiyara [Qaiyarah] oil fields in Ninewa, and it will start to dig wells in April, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq. In the second licensing round in 2009, Sonangol was the only company to submit bids for these fields. In both […]

Korean Investment in Mosul Infrastructure

[Update: The National Investment Commission (NIC) has issued a statement on 22nd March 2011 on behalf of the Chairman of the Nineveh Investment Commission, denying these reports of contracts signed with South Korean companies.] The Chairman of the Nineveh Investment Commission said on Wednesday that it has signed investment contracts with 20 South Korean companies […]

Bomb Shuts Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline

A bomb attack in the northern province of Nineveh halted oil flow through the Iraq-Turkey pipeline, which carries a quarter of Iraq’s crude exports, a spokesman for Iraq’s oil ministry said on Wednesday. Reuters, quoting Oil Ministry spokesman Asim Jihad, reported that the attack occurred on Tuesday night, but oil flow is expected to resume […]

Nineveh Signs Housing Contract with German Firm

The head of Nineveh Investment Commission has said that a German company plans to develop German-style housing complexes in Mosul, 405 km north of Baghdad. Muafaq Mahmud told AKnews that the German company Markina signed an investment contract with the investment board in Mosul and work is scheduled to begin on the housing complexes in […]

German Investment in Ninawa

Nineveh Investment Commission announced this week that it had signed investment contracts with two German companies to build tourist facilities on the banks of the Tigris River. Jabor Abed Rabu, Chairman of the Commission, told AKnews that the companies involved are Zalmania and Backmana, but the value of the contracts were not disclosed. “The two […]