Workshop reinforcing the Government to invest in Iraq

Under the title (translation environment your business to a successful strategy to invest in the provinces), the Office of Private Sector Development at the U.S. Embassy in collaboration with the Center for International Private Enterprise (سايب CIPE) workshop booster for members of investment authorities in the provinces for the period 5-6 / 10/2009 has A delegation from the National Investment Commission, headed by Mr. Vice President of the Salar Mohammed Amin professor and membership Dr. Ikram Abdulaziz, Director General of the Department of Economic and Mr. Firas Hrbun, supervisor of the Provincial Coordination Section and some employees of the body.
 
The workshop was attended by representatives of the investment bodies in the provinces and Mrs. John Reid, Senior Advisor – Office of Private Sector Development in the embassy Amartikih, and this workshop aims to draw a roadmap enables members of the investment bodies of crystallizing an effective strategy to invest in their home provinces, through a series of presentations that are based on enhance the understanding of members of the investment in the provincial bodies for their role in the context of the world’s leading practice and lessons learned with the definition of axes develop a successful strategy to invest in the provinces as well as understand the characteristics of business environments in the Iraqi provinces and methods of analysis and comparison measurement reference point and arranged according to its status.
 
Also included presentations also assess the business environment through surveys and global business indicators and improve the local business environment through the world’s leading practices.
 
This has opened the Vice-President of the Commission agenda, a speech in which he praised the efforts made by the Office of Private Sector Development at the U.S. embassy in promoting the work of Government investment and the importance of this workshop in shaping the perceptions of members of the Government investment in the provinces.

A Workshop Reinforcing Investment Commissions across Iraq

Private Sector Development Office at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, in cooperation with Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), hosted a workshop focusing on successful investment strategies for Iraqi provinces. Members of Iraq’s Provincial Investment Commissions (PICs) were the target audience during this two day seminar (October 5-6th, 2009). A delegation from the Iraqi National Investment Commission (NIC) headed by the Deputy Chairman Dr. Salar Mohamad Ameen was accompanied by Dr.Ekram Abd-Alaziz, Director General of the NIC Economic Department, and Mr. Firas Harboon, the Director General of Provincial Coordination, as well as other NIC staff members.

Ms. June Reed of the Private Sector Development Office at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad remarked, “This workshop aims to draw a roadmap that helps the investment commission members to develop an effective strategy for investment in their provinces. Through a series of presentations, PIC members will enhance their understanding of their role in the context of global best practices and explore lessons learned in order to define successful strategies for investment in Iraq’s provinces. In addition, members will improve their understanding of the make-up of the different business environments, methods of analysis, and benchmarking techniques.”

The presentation included an evaluation of business environments through surveys of global business as well as case studies exploring the improvement of local business using international best practices.

The Deputy Chairman, Dr. Salar, opened the workshop by praising the efforts of the Private Sector Development Office at the U.S. Embassy, particularly in reinforcing the work of the PICs. He also discussed the importance of the workshop to the PIC members and the benefit brought by gathering them this central location to learn together.

Workshop reinforcing the Government to invest in Iraq

Under the title (translation environment your business to a successful strategy to invest in the provinces), the Office of Private Sector Development at the U.S. Embassy in collaboration with the Center for International Private Enterprise (سايب CIPE) workshop booster for members of investment authorities in the provinces for the period 5-6 / 10/2009 has A delegation from the National Investment Commission, headed by Mr. Vice President of the Salar Mohammed Amin professor and membership Dr. Ikram Abdulaziz, Director General of the Department of Economic and Mr. Firas Hrbun, supervisor of the Provincial Coordination Section and some employees of the body.
 
The workshop was attended by representatives of the investment bodies in the provinces and Mrs. John Reid, Senior Advisor – Office of Private Sector Development in the embassy Amartikih, and this workshop aims to draw a roadmap enables members of the investment bodies of crystallizing an effective strategy to invest in their home provinces, through a series of presentations that are based on enhance the understanding of members of the investment in the provincial bodies for their role in the context of the world’s leading practice and lessons learned with the definition of axes develop a successful strategy to invest in the provinces as well as understand the characteristics of business environments in the Iraqi provinces and methods of analysis and comparison measurement reference point and arranged according to its status.
 
Also included presentations also assess the business environment through surveys and global business indicators and improve the local business environment through the world’s leading practices.
 
This has opened the Vice-President of the Commission agenda, a speech in which he praised the efforts made by the Office of Private Sector Development at the U.S. embassy in promoting the work of Government investment and the importance of this workshop in shaping the perceptions of members of the Government investment in the provinces.

Iraq Investment Conference in Washington DC Oct 20-21

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The NIC is proud to announce the 2009 US-Iraq Business and Investment Conference (USIBIC), October 20-21 in Washington, D.C. The conference will offer U.S. companies the opportunity to learn about business and trade opportunities in the newly dynamic Iraq, a market of thirty million people.

Opportunities

The USIBIC will promote current investment and business opportunities in Iraq; provide matchmaking opportunities for U.S. and Iraqi firms; address the challenges to doing business in Iraq; and facilitate meetings between U.S. firms and Iraqi ministers and senior government officials. For more information, go to: www.trade.gov/IraqInvest

Sectors

The conference will focus on twelve industry sectors — agriculture, banking / finance, defense, electricity, health, education, housing / construction, industry, oil / gas, telecommunications, tourism, and transportation.

Registration

To go to www.trade.gov/IraqInvest and follow the “Registration” link on the right side of the webpage.

Inquiries

For more information about doing business in Iraq, please visit the web site of the Iraqi National Investment Commission at www.investpromo.gov.iq.. We will be happy to answer all inquiries and to help guide you on starting your business in Iraq.