27th May, 2016
H E Dr Salih Husain Ali Al-Tamimi, the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the UK, visited the Arab British Chamber of Commerce on 27 May 2016 to participate in a business roundtable on investment prospects in Iraq.
The event was attended by leading investors and senior business people all keen to explore the emerging opportunities for doing business in the Iraq market.
The roundtable was opened by Dr Afnan Al-Shuaiby, Secretary General & CEO, ABCC, who warmly welcomed the Ambassador to the Chamber and wished His Excellency well in his new post in London.
The event enabled investors and business people with an interest in commercial cooperation with Iraq to gain significant insights into the market and its latest economic developments.
H E Dr Salih Husain Ali Al-Tamimi delivered a detailed presentation on the prospects for investors in a broad range of sectors in Iraq’s economy.
These included oil and gas, housing and infrastructure, transport, healthcare, industrial activities, agriculture, telecommunications, education and tourism.
The Ambassador explained that the government in Baghdad had recently taken steps to improve the investment environment in the country.
His Excellency strongly welcomed greater cooperation with the British private sector to strengthen collaboration and joint ventures between the business sectors of the UK and Iraq.
The ambassador’s encouraging remarks were received with great interest and stimulated an extensive discussion which was chaired by the Rt Hon Lord Trefgarne.
The ambassador was accompanied to the Chamber by senior diplomatic staff from the embassy including Mr Hussein E Hussein, the Deputy Commercial Attaché.Back To 2016 Gallery