By John Lee. Iran is reportedly planning to open a trade and exhibition centre in Sulaymaniyah (Slemani). Tehran Times quotes an official at Iran's Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) as saying that the new centre will facilitate the entry of Iranian companies into the Iraqi market. It will be set up in collaboration with the Iran […]
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Supporting Iraq's Local Economic Development through Sustainable Energy Solutions - New Projects Launched Three innovative projects aimed at promoting sustainable energy solutions were launched today in partnership with the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and the governorates of Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, and Duhok. The projects, which were designed by the […]
From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Springs, wells dry up across Sulaimani province Springs and wells are drying up across Sulaymaniya province. Locals say it's a disaster unlike anything they've seen before. Click here to view the video.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Price hikes at Sulaimani market following dinar devaluation Traders in Sulaymaniya (Slemani) say the devaluation of the Iraqi dinar is driving up prices for local shoppers. Click here to read the full story. (Picture […]
Iraqi Airways has announced that it is resuming its regular service between London Gatwick and the Iraqi airports of Baghdad, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah. The first flights will operate on 19th December from Baghdad and Erbil. More details here.
From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A curfew has been imposed in Iraq's northern Sulaymaniyah province after at least five people were killed in anti-government protests. Al Jazeera's Simona Foltyn reports:
By John Lee. KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani recently laid the foundation stone for a new 100-metre wide highway in Slemani (Sulaymaniyah). The 146-kilometre road will be built in three phases through a cost-sharing arrangement between the KRG and the Qaiwan Group. The first stage, valued at IQD 400 billion ($336 million), is planned to […]
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. […]