Tag Archives | Thi-Qar

Samawa BDC Goes to University

By John Lee. The Samawa Business Development Center (SBDC) continues to expand the range of services it provides in Muthanna Province to meet the needs of government and businesses alike. Initially benefitting from grants and support provided by the Dhi Qar and Muthana Provincial Reconstruction Team and the USAID-Tijara program, the SBDC has grown from […]

Iraq to Create Dhi-Qar Oil Company?

By John Lee. The Iraqi province of Dhi Qar (Thi Qar) may get it's own oil company, according to a report from AIN. The Deputy Prime Minister with responsibility for Energy Affairs, Hussein al-Shahristani (pictured), discussed the issue with the Deputy Chairman of Dhi-Qar Provincial Council, Hadi Mohan, at his office in Baghdad. Shahristani instructed to […]

$199 Million to Build 2,000 New Homes

The Iraqi government has awarded contracts worth $199 million to two construction companies  to build 2,000 homes in the southern provinces of Thi Qar [Dhi Qar] and Muthanna, reports Bloomberg. Markez Inc., an Iraqi-American company incorporated in Maryland, but with no contact address on its website, secured a $139 million deal to build 1,000 homes […]

850 New Houses for Dhi Qar

Thi Qar [Dhi Qar] Investment Commission has granted a new investment licence to build 850-housing units in Shatra, in the north of Nassiriya city. The project, to be implemented by an Iraqi company, will cost $150 million [180 billion Iraqi dinars]. Another housing complex with a costing $16.5 million, and a $15 million shopping mall […]

Entico Corporation Prepares its Third Iraqi Summit

The Entico Corporation is pleased to announce the Maysan and Thi Qar Reconstruction & Investment Summit on the 12th and 13th of May at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dubai, UAE. The event will be held under the patronage of H.E. Dr Khudier AlKuzai, Vice President of Iraq. The southern Iraqi provinces of Maysan and Thi […]

Iraq Apprentices Increase Employers' Revenue

The Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) reports that 93% of entrepreneurs involved in its pilot apprenticeship scheme in Thi Qar [Dhi Qar] Governorate reported satisfaction with it, according to survey results assessing the scheme’s overall economic benefit and impact. Other preliminary findings are similarly positive: 69% of trainer employers reported that they increased […]

500-MW Power Station Approved in Thi Qar

The Provincial Council of Thi Qar [Dhi Qar] has announced that the ministry of electricity has approved the award of a contract to build a 500-megawatt power station to a local company. Aswat al-Iraq reports that the council expects the work to start this month, after verifying the company's records and abilities. The contract had […]

Eni Interested in Investing in Nassiriyah Oilfield

Italy’s energy giant Eni is still interested in investing in the Nassiriya oilfield, Italy's ambassador to Iraq has said. Ambassador Gerardo Caranti was visiting Iraq to evaluate the progress of several projects and to study future suggestions. "We have several projects in Iraq at a cost of more than $2 billion," he told Aswat al-Iraq […]

$160m New Projects in Dhi-Qar

The governor of the province of Dhi-Qar held has announced that 17 infrastructure projects worth more than 185 billion dinars [$160m] have been granted to local companies, according to Aswat al-Iraq. Taleb al-Hassan told the news agency that “the province will implement another batch of projects in the regions and municipalities which have not witnessed […]