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IBBC appoints Industry Specialist as Strategic Development Officer

IBBC appoints industry specialist as Strategic Development Officer As the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) Board and Executive Committee re-fresh their strategic plan to continue a pathway to success for Iraq and its business community, it has appointed a Strategic Development Officer to bring industry expertise and experience to its management team. Colin Findlay brings […]

Iraq plans to Expand Domestic Defense Industry

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly confirmed that it will open new production facilities for the manufacture of weapons and light munitions, and even the assembly of combat aircraft. The Director of the Defence Industries Commission, Mohamed Sahib Al-Daraji (pictured), told the state-controlled Iraqi News Agency (INA), that: "Iraq has concluded memoranda of understanding with […]

KRG Ministerial Delegation meets IBBC Members in London

On Wednesday the 20th of April the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) hosted a high-ranking delegation of KRG officials for a roundtable discussion at the Cavalry & Guards Club in London. The delegation included Minister Dana Abdulkareem, Minister of Housing and Reconstruction in KRG, Mr. Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, and […]

UK Firm to supply De-Mining Kit to Iraq

By John Lee. UK-based Scanna MSC Ltd has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the supply of its XR-200 X-Ray Systems for the disposal of explosive ordnance in Iraq. According to the company's website, the XR200 is a "150 kV, battery powered, pulsed X-ray generator used in security and […]

IBBC Iraq Conference, London, Tuesday 24th May 

The IBBC Iraq conference at the Mansion House - meeting at a most important time for Iraq - Tuesday 24 May  After a two-year absence, IBBC is back at the Mansion House hosting its Iraq conference on Tuesday May 24th focusing on finance, energy and sustaining economic growth in Iraq. The country stands at another pivotal moment with […]

Audio: Mohammed Al-Daraji talks to CMEC about Iraq's Security

From the UK's Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC). Almost 19 years after the 2003 invasion of Iraq, CMEC's Charlotte Leslie interviews senior Iraqi official Mr Mohammed al-Daraji about the necessity of maintaining security in Iraq. Mr Al-Daraji - the President of the country's National Defence Industries Commission, effectively Iraq's arms department - speaks candidly about […]

IBBC visit to Iraq

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC): From 12th to 19th February 2022 Baroness Nicholson accompanied by IBBC Managing Director Christophe Michels  visited Baghdad, Erbil and Dohuk. For their meetings they were joined on occasion by IBBC's Member Representative in Iraq, Mr Haider Al Shamaa, and by IBBC Executive Committee Member, Mr Sardar Al Bebany. […]

London Sky joins IBBC

Erbil-based travel and tourism operator London Sky is the newest member to join the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). Aso Hussein, General Manager, said: "We are delighted to join the international community that is IBBC and look forward to supporting members in their business and personal travel requirements. We very much believe in the highest […]