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Educational Reform & Capacity Building

Educational Reform & Capacity Building

By Jacob Shapiro
At the Rwanga Foundation we believe that education is an investment in future.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016

The Right Direction

The Right Direction

A series of reforms and investments has helped reinvigorate the health sector in Kurdistan since 2007. Today, the industry provides plenty of opportunities for foreign investors.

Kurdistan Region
15 Jul 2015

Construction Projects in Kurdistan

Construction Projects in Kurdistan

Top trending construction projects in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
26 Feb 2015

Focus: MACAIR Flight Support

Focus: MACAIR Flight Support

As a commercial pilot with over 14,000 hours of experience flying everything from small aircraft to Boeing jets and an FAA-licensed airframe and power plant technician, Macair Flight Support’s CEO Dori...

Kurdistan Region
26 Feb 2015

Focus: Erbil Business & Trade Center

Focus: Erbil Business & Trade Center

Across from the green expanse of Erbil’s Sami Abdul Rahman Park, a giant new building is quickly rising into the city’s skyline.

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014

Lebanon’s Fransabank Puts Down Roots in the Region

Lebanon’s Fransabank Puts Down Roots in the Region

At the beginning of April this year, Fransabank opened its first branch in Erbil.

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014

AmCham Slated to Open in Erbil

AmCham Slated to Open in Erbil

The US business community, increasingly finding its way into the growing sectors in the Kurdistan Region, will soon find additional support in the Region.

Kurdistan Region
06 Jun 2014

Reform & Investment: Finance

Reform & Investment: Finance

Despite the significant progress that has been achieved in recent years, major reforms are needed to overcome the fundamental financial obstacles of the banking industry.

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

Plugging In: Telecom and Internet

Plugging In: Telecom and Internet

Kurdistan’s young and dynamic population, coupled with rapidly increasing mobile and internet penetration rates, indicates that there are long-term growth prospects in the telecom sector.

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

Opening up to the World: Tourism

Opening up to the World: Tourism

The tourism industry in the Kurdistan Region continues to grow, and new opportunities are emerging.

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

Taking the Right Route: Transport

Taking the Right Route: Transport

New road networks are under construction, modern airport facilities are in place, and plans for the establishment of railways and tramlines are on the radar.

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

Evaluating the Sector: Education

Evaluating the Sector: Education

Rebaz Zedbagi details the vulnerabilities of the current education sector in the Kurdistan Region and provides possible solutions for the major issues.

Kurdistan Region
02 Mar 2013

Major Plans

Baz Karim, President & CEO, KAR Group

IIG talks to Baz Karim about KAR Group's ambitious future plans in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
26 May 2016 - Erbil

Boosting Trade

Fathi al Mudaris, Advisor, Ministry of Trade and Industry, KRG

IIG talks to Fathi Al-Mudaris on the trade and investment landscape in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
25 May 2016 - Erbil

What’s on the Horizon

Prof. Dlawer Ala'Aldeen, President, Middle East Research Institute

IIG talks to Prof. Dlawer Ala’Aldeen about Erbil-Baghdad relations, the MERI Forum 2015, and Institutes’s future projects.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

Geared to Build

Peshraw Majid Agha, Chairman, Falcon Group

IIG talks to Peshraw Majid Agha on Falcon Group’s Empire World project, and the company’s future goals.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

Setting the Bar High

Emre Altunal, General Manager, Divan Erbil

IIG talks to Emre Altunal, General Manager of Divan Erbil, on the hospitality industry in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

Rwanga Foundation

Abdul Salam Medeni, CEO, Rwanga Foundation

IIG talks to Abdul Salam Medeni on the Rwanga Foundation’s current and future projects.

Kurdistan Region
01 Jan 2016 - Erbil

Treasured Time

Ghassan Dalal, General Manager, Erbil Rotana

IIG talks to Ghassan Dalal, General Manager of Erbil Rotana, on the hospitality industry and the hotel’s future plans.

Kurdistan Region
29 Sep 2015 - Erbil

Source of Inspiration

Donnie MacDonald, President & Country Manager, Chevron Iraq

IIG talks to Donnie MacDonald about recent developments at Chevron's Qara Dagh, Sarta, and Rovi blocks, and the trends in Kurdistan's oil and gas industry.

Kurdistan Region
26 Feb 2015 - Erbil

Energizing Kurdistan

Baz Karim, President & CEO, KAR Group

IIG talks to Baz Karim about KAR's Erbil Refinery and the Group's ambitious future plans in the Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Region
26 Feb 2015 - Erbil

Trust Us

Jamal Asfour, CEO, Asia Insurance

Jamal Asfour speaks with IIG about Asia Insurance’s growth since 2012 and outlines urgently needed reforms for Kurdistan’s growing insurance sector.

Kurdistan Region
23 Feb 2015 - Erbil

Secure & Stable

Karim Sinjari, Minister of Interior, KRG

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...

Kurdistan Region
16 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Boosting Trade for Growth

Samal Sardar, Minister of Trade and Industry, KRG

Samal Sardar explains why he believes the Kurdistan Region remains an attractive destination for foreign investment and discusses the Ministry of Trade...

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Invisible Protection & Energy Savings

Martin Westney, Managing Director, Advanced Glass Technology

Martin Westney explains the security and energy-saving benefits of AGT glass products, his growing portfolio of clients, and the opportunities available...

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Hands-On Management at Erbil Rotana

Ghassan Dalal, GM, Erbil Rotana

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...

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014 - Erbil

The UK: A Friend to the Kurdistan Region

Angus Mckee, British Consul General, Kurdistan Region

British Consul General Angus McKee discusses the growing commercial ties between the Kurdistan Region and the United Kingdom and shares his government's...

Kurdistan Region
09 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Ambitious Target of Growth

Raad Zahid, CEO, Erbil Stock Exchange (ESX)

Raad Zahid provides IIG with some specifics on the ESX’s opening, initial market capitalization, and plans to attract foreign investors.

Kurdistan Region
02 Sep 2014 - Erbil

Connecting the Region

Rebaz Kawa, CEO, TarinNet

Rebaz Kawa speaks to IIG regarding the trajectory of the Kurdistan Region’s ICT sector, the opportunities present, and the steps that TarinNet and the...

Kurdistan Region
17 Aug 2014 - Erbil

Local Knowledge, Local Applications

Godar J. Ibrahim, CEO, Awrosoft

Godar Ibrahim speaks to IIG regarding the current opportunities and challenges facing Kurdistan’s ICT sector, and the huge potential in several ICT-related...

Kurdistan Region
16 Aug 2014 - Erbil

Divan Erbil: A Home for the Business Traveler

Martin Kolb, General Manager, Divan Hotel Erbil

Martin Kolb discusses a flurry of new projects at Divan Erbil.

Kurdistan Region
15 Aug 2014 - Erbil

Applying Insight

Edward Carnegy, Managing Director, IKG Property

Edward Carnegy discusses the factors that make the Kurdistan Region’s real estate market unique, and provides insight into how the market may develop...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Bringing Global Standards

Nejdet Polat, Manager, Erbil Branch

Nejdet Polat provides insight into Bank’s strategy in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq, and discusses the ways in which the Region’s banking sector is...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

Facilitating Investment

Shwan Ibrahim Taha, Chairman, Rabee Securities

Shwan Taha provides IIG with insight into the growth and evolution the Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) and the Erbil Stock Exchange (ESX), and discusses the...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Erbil

DFR signs MoU with Invest In Group for ‘Kurdistan Review 2014’

Falah Mustafa Bakir & Can Yirik, Signing Ceremony, DFR & IIG

Today, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and...

Kurdistan Region
17 Feb 2014 - Erbil

High-level of Expertise

Dr. Adel Chaouch, President and General Manager, Kurdistan Development Venture, Marathon Oil

Dr. Adel Chaouch discusses the similarities and differences between oil and gas exploration in the Kurdistan Region and the other countries in which Marathon...

Kurdistan Region
06 Aug 2013 - Erbil

Asia Insurance

Jamal Asfour, CEO, Asia Insurance

Asia Insurance plays a crucial role in developing the Kurdish and Iraqi insurance sectors. The company has ambitious goals to become a major insurance...

Kurdistan Region
01 Aug 2013 - Erbil

Strong Relations

Hugh Evans, Consul General, British Consulate General in Erbil

Hugh Evans talks to IIG on the current bilateral relations between the UK and the Kurdistan Region, the UK’s priorities in the Region, the major accomplishments...

Kurdistan Region
29 Jul 2013 - Erbil

An eye on Integrity, Political & Security Risks

Harry Bucknall, Regional Director, Control Risks

Harry Bucknall provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the major sources of stability and strength in terms of development in the Kurdistan Region, and...

Kurdistan Region
27 Jul 2013 - Erbil

At the Forefront

Ayad Mirza, Deloitte Iraq, Country Partner

Ayad Mirza talks to IIG regarding the competitive strengths of Deloitte’s legal practices, Deloitte’s key goals and objectives for 2013, the strengths...

Kurdistan Region
27 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Diplomacy in Action

Dr. Fuad Hussein, Chief of Staff to the President, Kurdistan Region

Dr Fuad Hussein provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the recent political developments in the Region, the role the KRG has played in promoting regional...

Kurdistan Region
05 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Planned Expansion

Nawzad Hadi, Governor of the Erbil Province, KRG

Nawzad Hadi explains the primary duties and activities of his office, the expansion of the capital city according to the Erbil Strategic Master Plan, the...

Kurdistan Region
05 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Sustainable Model

Leo Koot, Managing Director, TAQA Iraq

Leo Koot explains TAQA’s decision to pursue opportunities in the Kurdistan Region, the company’s expectations for exploration and production activities,...

Kurdistan Region
04 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Staffing Kurdistan

Haller Dleir Miran, CEO, MSelect

Haller Dleir Miran discusses the development of the workforce of Kurdistan, the challenges of staffing in a frontier market at its development stage, the...

Kurdistan Region
04 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Importing Experience

Jeroen Kelderhuis, Head of Embassy Liaison Office for the Kurdistan Region, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Jeroen Kelderhuis discusses his posting in Kurdistan, the economic sectors that are most alluring for businesses from the Netherlands, and the role he...

Kurdistan Region
04 Jul 2013 - Erbil

The Dramatic Growth of Gulf Keystone in the Kurdistan Region

Umur Eminkahyagil, Country Manager, Gulf Keystone Petroleum

Gulf Keystone has played a significant role in developing the energy industry of the Kurdistan Region. With the abundant oil and gas reserves located in...

Kurdistan Region
03 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Present Indicators

Serwan Muhammed Muhialdeen, President, Kurdistan Region Statistics Office

Serwan Muhammed Muhialdeen explains the growth of the Kurdistan Region Statistics Office (KRSO), the steps taken to streamline the collection of statistical...

Kurdistan Region
03 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Planning for the Future

Bill Jack, General Manager, Western Zagros

Bill Jack discusses the major developments in the Garmian Block, the production goals and targets of Western Zagros, the effort that has gone into developing...

Kurdistan Region
03 Jul 2013 - Erbil

An Ideal Destination

Donnie MacDonald, President & Country Manager, Chevron Iraq

Donnie MacDonald explains Chevron’s initial decision to pursue opportunities in Kurdistan, the challenges and benefits of operating in the Region, and...

Kurdistan Region
30 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Red Carpet Arrival

Dori F. Abouzeid, CEO and President, Macair Flight Support and Komar Aviation Group

Dori F. Abouzeid explains his company’s expanding activities in Kurdistan, the challenges airlines face when seeking to expand their activities into...

Kurdistan Region
25 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Global Access and Reach

Talar Faiq Salih, General Director, Erbil International Airport

Talar Faiq Salih talks to IIG about increased passenger rates, new routes, and airline carriers for the Erbil International Airport, as well as the role...

Kurdistan Region
24 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Preparing to Export

Yasin Sheikh Abu Bakir Muhammad Mawati, Minister of Electricity, KRG

Minister Yasin Sheikh Abu Bakir Muhammad Mawati provides IIG with exclusive analysis of power generation, distribution, and transmission in the Kurdistan...

Kurdistan Region
24 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Commitment to Clean Energy

Shakir Wajid Shakir, Country Manager, Dana Gas

Shakir Shakir discusses the role Dana Gas played in facilitating the evolution of the electricity production, the significance of natural gas in limiting...

Kurdistan Region
24 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Korek Telecom expanding its coverage

Ghada Gebara, CEO, Korek Telecom

Ghada Gebara provides IIG with exclusive insight into the telecom sector, Korek’s growth targets and future plans, the company’s partnership with Agility...

Kurdistan Region
23 May 2013 - Erbil

Growing Rapidly

Wael Ghanayem, Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Zain Iraq

Wael Ghanayem explains Zain Iraq’s decision to expand its operations into Kurdistan, the potential benefits and opportunities of doing business in a...

Kurdistan Region
23 May 2013 - Erbil

A Home Away from Home

Gökhan S. Aykan, General Manager, Divan Erbil Hotel

Gökhan S. Aykan discusses the changes that the Divan has undergone since he took charge, the hotel’s dynamic approach to customer service and staff...

Kurdistan Region
21 May 2013 - Erbil

Rising Star in the Global Oil & Gas Industry

Dr. Ashti Hawrami, Minister of Natural Resources, KRG

Dr. Ashti Hawrami provides IIG with exclusive insight into the recent achievements, developments, and policies relating to the Kurdistan Region’s oil...

Kurdistan Region
16 May 2013 - Erbil

Decades of Experience

Abdul Nezir, Executive Board Member, UB Holding

Abdul Nezir discusses the role UB Holding and its subsidiaries, specifically Legacy Construction, Ahram Food Factory, Burak Logistics, and Iraq Oil, have...

Kurdistan Region
15 May 2013 - Erbil

Reforming Higher Education

Dr. Ali Saeed, Minister of Higher Education, KRG

Dr. Ali Saeed provides IIG with exclusive insight into the history of higher education in the Kurdistan Region, the current initiatives for developing...

Kurdistan Region
13 May 2013 - Erbil

Renovating the City

Nihad Latif Qoja, Mayor of Erbil, Kurdistan Region

Nihad Qoja details the work that has gone into developing Erbil, the infrastructure that requires further investment, the planned renovations for the Erbil...

Kurdistan Region
09 May 2013 - Erbil

Italy in the Region

Simone De Santi, Head, Italian Embassy Consular Office in Erbil

IIG speaks with Simone De Santi regarding the development of Italian-Kurdish relations, the economic sectors in which Italian companies have been the most...

Kurdistan Region
09 May 2013 - Erbil

Kurdistan in the UK

Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, High Representative to the UK, KRG

Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman provides exclusive insight into changing media perceptions of the Kurdistan Region, increased relations between the KRG and the...

Kurdistan Region
06 May 2013 - Erbil

Need for Reform

Dr. Talib Murad, Advisor for Food Security and Agriculture to the Prime Minister, KRG

Dr. Talib Murad gives IIG insight into the critical issues relating to water resources, the changing role of foreign enterprise in the agriculture sector,...

Kurdistan Region
01 May 2013 - Erbil

Raising the quality of education

Dr. Sherzad Najar, Higher Education Advisor to the Prime Minister, KRG

Dr. Sherzad Najar analyzes the development of higher education in the Kurdistan Region, the strengths and vulnerabilities of the sector, and the identified...

Kurdistan Region
25 Apr 2013 - Erbil

The Expert

Shwan Zulal, Energy and Risk Consultant, Head of Kurdistan Connect

Shwan Zulal gives his take on expanding bilateral trade between the Kurdistan Region and Turkey, American policy regarding Erbil-Baghdad relations, and...

Kurdistan Region
25 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Developing Local Knowhow

Sheikh Baz Karim, Chief Executive and President, Kar Group

Sheikh Baz Karim discusses the evolution of the oil and gas sector from Kar Group’s perspective, the company’s plans to increase natural gas production,...

Kurdistan Region
22 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Cultural Relations & Human Capital

Yonghyon Kim, Consul General, Embassy Office of the Republic of Korea

Yonghyon Kim talks to IIG on the development of bilaterial relations between the Kurdistan Region and the Republic of Korea, the importance of cultural...

Kurdistan Region
18 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Highly Experienced

Murat Yazgan, Project Director, Eksen Construction

Murat Yazgan discusses Eksen Construction’s history in Kurdistan, the company’s ongoing government projects, the benefits of doing business in the...

Kurdistan Region
17 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Sky’s the Limit

Peshraw Majid Agha, Chairman, Falcon Group & Empire World

IIG talked to Peshraw Majid Agha on Falcon Group’s unique real estate projects, the company’s vision and goals for a prosperous Kurdistan and his success...

Kurdistan Region
17 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Updating the System

Dosty Mohamad, Resident Manager, Khatib and Alami

K&A is handling the design and implementation of the Water Supply Improvement Project in Kurdistan. Dosty Mohamad and Hassan Ghattas discussed the plan’s...

Kurdistan Region
16 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Accommodating the Culture of Kurdistan

Seerwan Hassan Samad & M. Akif İlci, Salahaddin Holding, Ilci Group

Seerwan Hassan Samad of Salahaddin Holding and M. Akif Ilci of Ilci Holding discuss the Park View housing development, its innovative design concepts,...

Kurdistan Region
16 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Changing the Landscape

Seerwan Hassan Samad & M. Akif Ýlci, Salahaddin Holding, Ilci Group

Seerwan Hassan Samad of Salahaddin Holding and M. Akif Ilci of Ilci Holding discuss the Park View housing development, its innovative design concepts,...

Kurdistan Region
16 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Industrial Revival

Fathi al Mudaris, Economic Relations Advisor, Ministry of Trade and Industry, KRG

Fathi al Mudaris gives IIG insight into the priority areas for investment in the industry sector, the development of human capacity, and plans for the...

Kurdistan Region
01 Apr 2013 - Erbil

Bright Future

Dr. Asmat Muhamad Khalid, Minister of Education, KRG

Dr. Asmat Khalid discusses his Ministry’s current initiatives and plans for reform, methods of alleviating budgetary and infrastructure constraints,...

Kurdistan Region
30 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Blending Tradition with New Design

Faxir Maraan, Chairman, Ranj Company

Faxir Maraan explains his beliefs regarding corporate social responsibility, new energy techniques, and the blending of restored Kurdish traditions with...

Kurdistan Region
30 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Boosting Trade

Sinan Celebi, Minister of Trade and Industry, KRG

Minister Sinan Celebi provides IIG with exclusive analysis of the growth and evolution of the Kurdistan Region’s industrial sector, the development of...

Kurdistan Region
30 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Utilizing the Kurdish Diaspora

Dr. Heja Sindi, Lecturer, University of Kurdistan Hawler

Heja Sindi explains his thoughts on how the higher education sector could be strengthened, and his belief in re-utilizing the region’s intellectual capacity.

Kurdistan Region
20 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Generating Trust in the Banking Sector

Bustam Al-Janabi, Managing Director, Kurdistan International Bank

Bustam Al-Janabi gives insight into the evolution of the banking sector in the Kurdistan Region, the projects that the Kurdistan International Bank for...

Kurdistan Region
11 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Confronting Challenges Head-On

Sabri Özel, Chairman, SB Özel Group

Sabri Özel discusses the development of the Gulan Park Project, the operational history of the Erbil Steel Company, and the challenges of doing business...

Kurdistan Region
06 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Continuously Developing

Kamuran Celebi, Regional Manager, MITAS

Kamuran Çelebi discusses the specific services offered by his company, the development of infrastructure in the Kurdistan Region, and his thoughts on...

Kurdistan Region
05 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Evaluating the Sector: Education

Rebaz Zedbagi, Chairman & Founder, Zednas Holding

Rebaz Zedbagi details the vulnerabilities of the current education sector in the Kurdistan Region and provides possible solutions for the major issues.

Kurdistan Region
02 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Innovation Replacing Tradition

Justin Carney, General Manager, Agrisoya

Justin Carney, General Manager of Agrisoya, explains the necessity of diversifying the agriculture sector, the challenges of promoting new ideas and technologies,...

Kurdistan Region
01 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Establishing International Connections

Delsoz Sherwani, CEO, Zagros Group

Delsoz Sherwani discusses the Zagros Group’s decision to enter the aviation sector at a very early stage, the importance of creating international relationships,...

Kurdistan Region
01 Mar 2013 - Erbil

Facilitating, Openness & Stability

Falah Mustafa Bakir, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, KRG

IIG meets with Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir to hear his thoughts on Kurdistan’s open door policy, its relations with its immediate neighbors, and his...

Kurdistan Region
26 Feb 2013 - Erbil

Developing Priorities

Herish Muharam, Chairman, Kurdistan Board of Investment

IIG talks to Minister Herish Muharam about the development, implementation, and evolution of the 2006 Investment Law, the priority sectors for investment...

Kurdistan Region
20 Feb 2013 - Erbil

Pioneering Hospitality

Thomas Touma, General Manager, Erbil Rotana Hotel

IIG talks to Thomas Touma regarding the current climate of the tourism and hospitality industry, and how Erbil Rotana differentiates itself in light of...

Kurdistan Region
20 Feb 2013 - Erbil

Strengths, Vulnerabilities and Objectives

Hayder Mustafa Saaid, Department of Studies and Information Director General, Kurdistan Board of Investment

IIG interviews Hayder Mustafa Saaid to learn his thoughts on the strengths and vulnerabilities in the region’s investment opportunities, the key players...

Kurdistan Region
20 Feb 2013 - Erbil

Fierce Competition

Erdal Ahiska, Regional Manager, Petoil

IIG talks to Erdal Ahiska about Petoil’s history in the Kurdistan region, the evolution of the oil and gas sector, and the company’s plans for future...

Kurdistan Region
20 Feb 2013 - Erbil

From New York to Erbil

Shawn Emamjomeh, Regional Director, Claremont Group

IIG talks to Shawn Emamjomeh, Regional Director of Claremont Group, about the company’s work with the Kurdistan Board of Investment, its decision to...

Kurdistan Region
10 Feb 2013 - Erbil

Smart hotel for business travelers

Doaa Amin, General Manager, Tangram Hotel

IIG talks to Doaa Amin about the Tangram’s strategy for regional expansion, establishing a brand in a rapidly changing market, and why swimming pools...

Kurdistan Region
05 Feb 2013 - Erbil

Expanding Access and Promoting Regulation

Jonson S. Ayo, Minister of Transportation and Communication, KRG

Minister Jonson S. Ayo gives IIG an exclusive look into the expansion of the Kurdistan Region’s postal services, internet capabilities, cellular coverag...

Kurdistan Region
28 Jan 2013 - Erbil

Expanding Knowhow

Dara Jalil Khayat, President, Erbil Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Dara Khayat talks to IIG about the evolution of the Chamber of Commerce, the industries that have undergone the most successful development, and the commercial...

Kurdistan Region
24 Jan 2013 - Erbil

Sharing Common Vision for the Future

Aydin Selcen, Consul General, Turkish Consulate in Erbil

Consul General Aydin Selcen tells IIG about expanding relations between the Turkish government and the KRG, the role Turkish companies have played in maintaining...

Kurdistan Region
23 Jan 2013 - Erbil

Reinventing Iraqi Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Bahram Resul, CEO, Awamedica

IIG talks to the award winning Dr. Bahram Resul, CEO of Awamedica, about the groundbreaking pharmaceutical company and the state of the Kurdistan healthcare...

Kurdistan Region
13 Jan 2013 - Erbil

Strategic Growth

Kamaran Ahmed Abdullah, Minister of Housing and Reconstruction, KRG

Minister Kamaran Ahmed Abdullah gives IIG an exclusive look into the burgeoning road, bridge, and tunnel construction sectors and details the Kurdistan...

Kurdistan Region
10 Jan 2013 - Erbil

Fashion in Erbil

Özden Güven, Manager, Beymen Erbil

IIG talks to Özden Güven about current fashion trends in both Iraqi Kurdistan and the larger global marketplace. Beymen opened its first store in Erbil...

Kurdistan Region
11 Dec 2012 - Erbil