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EU proposes Visa Restrictions for Iraq

By John Lee. The European Commission has proposed to the Council to adopt temporary restrictive measures on short-stay visas for visa applicants who are nationals of Iraq, Bangladesh and The Gambia. Under the revised Visa Code in force since February 2020, the EU's short-stay visa policy is linked to cooperation with partner countries on readmitting […]

Iraq and Pakistan to Increase Cooperation

By John Lee. The Iraqi Foreign Minister has said that Iraq is helping develop promising investment opportunities for Pakistani companies in Iraq, and increasing cultural exchange between the two countries through the twinning of universities. The statement came at a meeting between Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr Fuad Hussein […]

Why 8000 Investors Chose Greece Golden Visa

Advertising Feature The Greece Golden Visa is a residency by investment program. It allows investors the opportunity to invest in Greece's real estate sector, in exchange for a permanent residence there. Data from Enterprise Greece (an official agency of the Greek State) indicate that a total of 8.011 investors have gained Greece Golden Visa. The […]

Iraq Relaxes Visa Restrictions

By John Lee. The Iraqi government has launched what it describes as "an exceptional programme" to lift the requirement to obtain entry visas prior to arrival in Iraq. The new scheme will apply to citizens of: Countries that are permanent members of the UN Security Council (USA, UK, France, the Russian Federation and the People's […]

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Iraq Suspends Visa Agreement with Turkey

By John Lee. The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has said it will no longer issue visas at border crossings for Turkish citizens wanting to visit Iraq. In a statement, it accused Turkey of violating a 2009 deal that eased the visa process for citizens of the two countries: "Iraq is keen to adhere to the agreements […]

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UK Ambassador: "An Extremely Good Time to be Working in Iraq"

By Padraig O'Hannelly. A major petroleum conference in London has been told that more than 200 British companies now operating in Iraq, and those numbers are increasing. Addressing more than 300 delegates at CWC's Iraq Petroleum conference, British Ambassador Jonathan Wilks CMG said: "The UK and Iraq are becoming increasingly strong business partners and education […]

6 Questions you Must Ask about Second Citizenship

Advertising Feature By Veronica Cotdemiey, CEO of Citizenship Invest. 6 questions you must ask when obtaining a second citizenship Citizenship programs offer people a chance to obtain a second powerful nationality that allows them freedom of movement and security for their families, as well as a better way to safekeep their businesses and wealth. However, […]