Tag Archives | trade missions

Come, See and Start

By Padraig O'Hannelly. This week the UK hosted a delegation of business people and officials from Erbil, who came to London to promote investment in the province. The delegation would have been larger were it not for the ongoing problem of getting visas to enter the UK; despite the recent opening of a new visa […]

UK Trade Mission to Kurdistan

The Middle East Association (MEA) and British Expertise will be leading a joint trade mission to Iraqi Kurdistan, visiting Erbil and Slemani, from 22nd-27/28th February 2014. Register your interest today to confirm your place. This mission will have a particular focus on Education, Training, and Skills, Construction and Infrastructure Development. The MEA and British Expertise […]

Trade Delegation Visits Karbala

A trade delegation representing companies from the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia met with the Governor of Karbala as well as members of the Provincial Council last week. The companies presented their capabilities and discussed with officials and technical experts of the provinces a wide range of economic and social development and […]

KRG President Barzani meets UK Trade Delegation

Ten members of the Iraq Britain Business Council's trade and education mission to Iraq met the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, at his residence North of Erbil on Wednesday (November 20th) The members, part of the biggest ever trade delegation to Baghdad and Erbil, were warmly welcomed by the President. The IBBC’s Executive […]

Foreign Min meets Member of UK House of Lords

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari met on June 18, 2013, at the headquarters of the Ministry, member of the British House of Lords, Baroness Emma Nicholson, and her accompanying delegation comprising representatives of a number of British companies. During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral relations and ways to develop them at all levels. They […]

New UK Trade Mission to Erbil

The UK's Middle East Association (MEA), in partnership with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), will be leading a trade delegation to Iraqi Kurdistan this September (22nd-27th) to coincide with the ninth Erbil International Trade Fair, Iraq’s largest general trade exhibition. Mission participants will have the opportunity to exhibit at […]

Biggest Ever UK Trade Mission to Iraq

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) Executive Chairman, Baroness Nicholson has announced the biggest ever trade mission to Iraq. In a push to boost UK business in Iraq UKTI and the IBBC will take 100 UK companies to Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil in mid-June. The mission will be led by David Willetts, Minister of Universities […]

Delegation from Erbil visits Romania

By John Lee. A delegation from Erbil has visited the city of Brasov in Romania. Led by Deputy Governor Tahir Abdullah, the business group discussed the establishment of direct transport links from Erbil to Bucharest, and the provision of visas at the Romanian consulate in Erbil. Furthermore they addressed the issues of tourism and the participation […]

Biggest Ever British Trade Mission to Iraq

The Executive Chairman of the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), Baroness Nicholson (pictured), has announced the biggest ever British trade mission to Iraq. In a massive push to boost UK business in Iraq the IBBC will take a 100 companies to Baghdad, Basrah and Erbil in mid-June. A senior UK government minister will co-lead the […]