Tag Archives | Sulaymaniyah

Renovation of Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in Sulaymaniyah

Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in Sulaymaniyah completes the second phase of its renovation and expansion project The World Health Organization (WHO), in coordination with the Sulaymaniyah Directorate of Health, inaugurated the Burn and Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in the city of Sulaymaniyah in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq after the completion of the second phase […]

iQ launches Silk Route Transit Network

By John Lee. Sulaymaniyah-based internet provider iQ has launched its new Silk Route Transit fibre-optic service. According to a press release, the new service will, "improve connectivity in the Middle East to the rest of the world ... [and] provide better latency and heighten download speeds across the continent to enable unprecedented streaming and gaming […]

GE to support Bazyan Power Plant in Sulaymaniyah

By John Lee. GE Gas Power has signed an agreement with Taurus Arm, owner of the 500 megawatts (MW) Bazyan Power Plant, to provide parts, repairs, and services for two 9F.04 gas turbines at the facility for a period of 16 years. The turbines were supplied by GE to Taurus Arm in 2021 under a […]

WHO provides Medical Supplies for recent Cholera Outbreak

WHO Provides Sulaymaniyah with urgent medical supplies to prepare for and respond to the recent Cholera outbreak The World Health Organization (WHO) dispatched an urgent consignment of medicines and medical supplies to Sulaymaniyah governorate in the (KR-I) to support the Regional Ministry of Health in KR-I step up its response to the sudden cholera outbreak […]

Moonline Travel signs Partnership Agreement with FCM

By John Lee. UK-based business travel management company FCM has signed a partnership agreement with Sulaymaniya-based Moonline Travel & Trade Ltd. According to FCM's Managing Director of Middle East and Africa, CiarĂ¡n Kelly, this partnership is critical to FCM's local service delivery and market share growth strategies for the wider region: "Choosing to expand FCM's […]

WFP launches Solar Energy Solution at University of Sulaymaniyah

WFP launches solar energy solution for youth project with University of Sulaymaniyah The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has helped provide a new solar power system for the Career Development Centre at the University of Sulaymaniyah. The solar energy provided now effectively meets the electricity gap during power cuts or shortages, enabling seamless support […]

New Glass Factory for Baghdad

By John Lee. The Sulaimanyah-based Royal Can Making Company is reportedly planning to set up a container glass factory in the south of Baghdad. According to Glass International, the new Al Malakeya Glass Company will have a capacity of 1150 tons per day when completed in August 2024. Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) management will […]

Hill International wins contract for Downtown Sulaymaniyah

By John Lee. Hill International has reportedly been awarded a contract relating to the Downtown Sulaymaniyah project in Iraqi Kurdistan. According to Construction Week, the company will "support the selection of an international design consultant and manage, review and verify, as well as cost manage [the] development." Downtown Sulaymaniyah is the flagship investment project of […]

Call for Applications for AUIS Innovation Awards

AUIS Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center announces call for Applications for AUIS Innovation Awards The AUIS Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (AEIC) at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) announced on Monday the AUIS Innovation Awards (AIA), which will highlight innovation excellence in institutions in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region and put a spotlight on innovative […]

Iran to open Trade Center in Sulaymaniyah

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 […]

Sustainable Energy Solutions: New Projects Launched

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 […]