Tag Archives | United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Proposal to create Emirati-Iraqi Business Council

Maintaining economic momentum between "sisterly countries" the UAE and Iraq was top of the agenda when the Ambassador of Iraq to the UAE visited Abu Dhabi Chamber recently. Ambassador Dr. Mudaffar Mustafa Al-Jubouri was received by Abdullah Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at the Chamber's tower in Abu […]

UK's Proserv Wins Contract at Majnoon Oilfield

By John Lee. UK-based global controls technology company Proserv Controls has secured a significant contract to manufacture and deliver 22 wellhead control panels (WHCP) to the Basra Oil Company (BOC) for use on the Majnoon Oil Field in southern Iraq. The deal has been arranged through KBR, the Houston based engineering, procurement and construction management […]

Dana Gas Expansion Plans "Well Underway" in Kurdistan

By John Lee. Dana Gas PJSC announced that its H1 2021 collections from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), and Egypt have increased 106% year-on-year to $185 million (AED 678m), the highest level in more than five years. Dana Gas, which owns a 35% stake in Pearl Petroleum, saw its share of collections from sales […]

Engineers Still Held Without Charge in Iraq

By John Lee. Australian citizen Robert Pether and his Egyptian colleague Khalid Radwan are reportedly still being held without charge in Iraq, following a contract dispute relating to the construction of the new Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) head office in Baghdad. The pair were detained in early April, having allegedly been tricked into traveling […]

Masdar to Develop Solar Projects in Iraq

By John Lee. Masdar, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi-based  Mubadala Investment Company, has signed a strategic agreement to develop 2,000 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Iraq. Heads of Agreement (HOA) were signed at a virtual ceremony by His Excellency Majid A. Hantosh, Minister of Electricity, the Republic of Iraq, Her Excellency Suha […]

Major UAE Firms want to Invest in Iraq

By John Lee. The UAE's Ambassador to Iraq, Salem Issa Al Zaabi, has reportedly to the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce that several major Emirati companies want to invest in Iraq. Salem Issa Al Zaabi added that he had a productive meeting with the Federation's President, Abdul Razzaq Al Zuhairi, who said that Iraq […]

ADIB launches Digital Banking Platform in Iraq

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has said it will strengthen its presence in Iraqi market by launching "ADIB Direct", a digital platform that meets the growing business demands in Iraq. ADIB Direct is an intuitive digital banking platform that integrates a suite of corporate banking solutions into a single, streamlined interface. The platform offers cash […]

Egyptian Architects to Rebuild Al-Nouri Mosque in Mosul

An international jury has announced that an entry by eight Egyptian architects won the international competition for the reconstruction of the historic Al-Nouri Mosque complex in Mosul, Iraq, a major component of UNESCO's ambitious project for the rehabilitation of the ancient city, Revive the Spirit of Mosul. Selected from among 123 entries, the winning design […]

GE Closes Financial Deal for Iraqi Electricity Projects

Iraqi Ministry of Finance and GE Mark Financial Close of Power Up Plan The Iraqi Ministry of Finance (MoF), GE and their financial partners have celebrated the financial close -- a critical milestone that marks the final step of a loan agreement becoming effective -- of the Power Up Plan 4 (PUP4). Under PUP4, GE […]