Discover Kurdistan's Business Landscape
This issue provides updates relating to recent developments in a variety of sectors, including Diplomacy, Business, Energy, Higher Education, Transport, and Tourism.
IIG talks to Baz Karim about KAR's Erbil Refinery and the Group's ambitious future plans in the Kurdistan Region.
Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir details the Kurdistan Region’s foreign policy goals and priorities in 2015 and the Region’s strengthening ties with the EU and the US.
Minister Karim Sinjari provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the current security situation in the Kurdistan Region, as well as the KRG's security cooperation with the international community against the ISIS threat.
Dr. Honar Issa provides IIG with exclusive insight into AUDK’s mission, the university’s expanding education strategy, and its contribution to the creation of the next generation of leadership in the Kurdistan Region.
Samal Sardar explains why he believes the Kurdistan Region remains an attractive destination for foreign investment and discusses the Ministry of Trade and Industry’s plans for economic reform and growth in 2015.
Martin Westney explains the security and energy-saving benefits of AGT glass products, his growing portfolio of clients, and the opportunities available to foreign firms in Kurdistan.
Colin Gaskin speaks with IIG about 36N’s efforts to bring international standards to the facilities and property management sectors in Kurdistan and explains why the company is committed to the regional economy in the face of recent geopolitical turmoil.
Rotana announced the appointment of Ghassan Dalal as the new GM of Erbil Rotana in August 2014. Kurdistan Review talks to Dalal about his priorities, the new Arjaan development for long-term stays, and why he believes the Kurdistan Region will thrive in 2015.
British Consul General Angus McKee discusses the growing commercial ties between the Kurdistan Region and the United Kingdom and shares his government's support for the KRG's reform efforts.
Cengiz Çandar explains Kurdistan's growing strategic significance in the fight against ISIS and outlines the implications of strengthening economic, political, and military ties with regional and international partners for the future of the Kurdistan Region.
Professor Dlawer Ala’Aldeen gives an overview of the areas of focus that will guide MERI’s research in the coming year and the Institute’s role in supporting reform in the Kurdistan Region.