Tag Archives | Sulaymaniyah

Caliburn Donates $250k to American Uni Sulaimani (AUIS)

Caliburn International Donates $250,000 to American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) Caliburn International has announced its intention to commit an initial $250,000 toward a new scholarship campaign with the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). The campaign, called "We Share the Future," will raise money to provide students from diverse communities across Iraq with access […]

New Wheat Marketing Project in Slemani

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has laid the foundational stone for the Kurdistan Regional Government's Wheat Marketing Project in Slemani (Sulaymaniya). The $122 million project will be implemented by Qaiwan Group, in accordance with international standards, and finalized by 2025. At the inaugural ceremony, the Prime Minister described the agriculture project as a strategic investment to […]

Completion of ME's first Refuse-Derived Fuel Project

By John Lee. Germany's Eggersmann Group has reportedly completed the commissioning of the Middle East's first RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) bio-drying project in Sulaymaniyah. According to Cemnet, the client, "a local cement producer, negotiated a 20-year agreement for receiving waste from the municipality at the agreed tipping fee per tonne". Eggersmann's website says that contracts […]

New COVID-19 Isolation Unit at Soran Hospital

Ministry of Health Kurdistan, UNFPA open COVID-19 isolation unit at Soran maternity hospital The Ministry of Health of the Kurdistan Regional Government through the Directorate of Health in Erbil, with support from UNFPA opened a COVID-19 isolation unit at the Soran Maternity hospital in Erbil on 3 February 2021. The isolation unit has the capacity […]

Taiwan signs MOU with Sulaimaniyah Chamber

By John Lee. The government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Sulaimaniyah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) in a bid to promote bilateral trade. Taiwan News says the document was signed by SCCI President Sirwan Mohammed Mahmood and TAITRA Executive Vice President Leonor F. […]

Entrepreneurs ready for Hackathon Weekend in Sulaimani

Hackasuly, the largest international hackathon in Iraq, brings the coding community together over a weekend to work in teams and turn their ideas into technological solutions on September 5th - 7th. This year, the organisers are accepting projects in three different and exciting tracks: AI & Data Science E-Society Fintech The goal is to help […]

Sulaimani "First in Iraq" to Separate Recycling

By John Lee. The Mayor's office of Sulaimani has said it will initiate a recycling program, separating trash from recyclable material. According to Kurdistan24, the move will see three garbage bins placed inside the building of the Mayor’s office: one for food waste, one for plastics, and the other for glass items. More here. (Source: […]

Scottish Sweet Company booming in Iraq

By John Lee. A Scottish sweet manufacturer is reportedly seeing sales of its fudge and toffee surge in Iraqi Kurdistan. According to a BBC report, Golden Casket linked up with Sulaymaniyah-based businessman Farhad Haseb to sell the confectionery to upmarket stores in Erbil and Dohuk, as well as other towns and cities in the region. […]