The Iraqi Trade Bank in Abu Dhabi receives ISO 9001

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The representative office of the Iraqi Bank for Trade in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has obtained the ISO 9001: 2015 certification in the quality management system after being audited by the British company LMS Certification Limited .

The certificate is awarded to institutions that implement international standards and standards for total quality management and institutional development.

The bank has received this international certificate in conjunction with the opening of the representative office of the Iraqi Bank for Trade in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi.

A statement by the Bank, read by Al-Iktissad News, said that the award of the ISO certificate came after evaluating the compliance of the representative office and its application of the standards and quality management systems, which will increase the level of satisfaction and interaction of customers and the systems adopted and push forward the sustainable development of all services provided by As well as the continuous pursuit of the Bank’s management to improve the quality of the services and products it provides to its various customer segments.

The ISO 9001 standard is the world’s most widely used quality management system. This standard also helps organizations improve customer service, monitor quality, manage operations in the organization, and develop business performance in various areas.

“We are committed to a clear vision and professional performance with transparency and honesty in providing innovative products and services. In order to achieve this we have to adopt and apply best international banking practices using the latest technology and investment in human resources,” said Faisal Al-Hims, President of the Bank.

“The bank is working on a set of plans and programs that guarantee the provision of services and performance in professional ways of high quality.”

In pictures .. Abdul-Mahdi briefed Dawn on the measures taken to open the green

Date of release: 2018/11/29 12:46

(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The Prime Minister briefed the commander of the armed forces Adel Abdul Mahdi, at dawn Thursday, on the measures taken to open the Green Zone.

On more than one occasion, Abdul-Mahdi renewed the government’s intention to reopen the Green Zone while securing and protecting foreign missions and government headquarters in the area.

Indeed, the Baghdad Operations Command and the Baghdad Secretariat began a few days ago lifting the concrete blocks at the entrances and exits of the area with the implementation of a service campaign and cleaning in preparation for the opening.

URGENT Kubish from Najaf: We listened to directives from the supreme authority and the need to complete the government

Date of release: 2018/11/29 12:34

(Najaf Ashraf: Euphrates News) revealed the outgoing UN envoy in Iraq, Jan Kubic, the total of his talks with the Grand Religious Authority Grand Ayatollah Imam al-Sistani in his office Najaf Ashraf.

“I was honored to meet with the Supreme Leader and listened to his advice and guidance, which are very important to us,” Kubic said at a brief press conference after the meeting.

Kubic praised “the formation of the government and the need to speed up the completion of the ministerial cabin.”

He also stressed the UN envoy “the need to support Iraq and help him to promote the provision of all services, but to enter the interference in internal affairs.”

The outgoing United Nations envoy in Iraq, Jan Kubic, arrived this morning to Najaf, the meeting of the Supreme Leader Imam al-Sistani, and the leader of the Sadrist movement, Mr. Moqtada al-Sadr.

Washington welcomes Barzani’s visit to Baghdad and denies playing mediating role

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) – Washington welcomed the visit of the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Massoud Barzani to Baghdad, denying any role in mediating between the two sides.


“The US is encouraging dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil,” said US State Department spokeswoman Heather Noiret on Wednesday, while denying that there is “any role for the government of its country in the visit of the President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani to Baghdad.”


Barzani held a visit to Baghdad several days ago, during which he held a series of talks with senior Iraqi officials in Baghdad, led by Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, on the first visit since the independence referendum held by the Kurds last year.

“America did not have any role in the discussions that took place in that visit, but we always encourage the parties to dialogue to resolve all the contentious issues.” (1)

Masrour Barzani Discusses Security, Diplomatic Issues with US, EU Envoys


Masrour Barzani Discusses Security, Diplomatic Issues with US, EU Envoys

ERBIL – Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove and US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman to discuss the latest political and security developments across Iraq.

Chancellor Barzani, in his meeting with the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator where Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua was present as well, underlined certain causes, including political ones, behind the re-emergence of the Islamic State (IS) in the liberated areas, specifically in disputed Kurdish territories, according to a statement by Barzani’s office.

“The pair stressed on the need for reconstruction and basic services in territories cleared from IS, rehabilitation programmes, and for regional countries to take a stronger lead combating extremist ideology,” the statement added.

The Kurdish top security official further underlined the relationship between the new Iraqi government and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).

Ambassador Blecua, in return, reaffirmed EU’s support for the Kurdistan Region’s security sector reform.

Meanwhile, the Kurdish leader, in a separate meeting, held talks with the US envoy on the political process of Iraq and the formation of a new government in the region, Barzani’s Press office said.

“During the meeting, both sides agreed that technical and security cooperation between Erbil and Baghdad can build the trust necessary to address the unresolved political disputes, welcoming the resumption of oil exports from Kirkuk as an important step forward in that effort,” the statement reads.

Barzani reiterated Kurdistan Region’s support for Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi in filling the remaining ministerial posts and security portfolios in a manner that promotes cooperation and reforms.

They also reviewed the recent Kurdish high-level visit to Baghdad, Najaf and the Gulf.

Britain praises Kurdistan’s financial reforms and expresses its opinion on the customs points with Baghdad

Britain praises Kurdistan's financial reforms and expresses its opinion on customs points with Baghdad
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The Minister of Finance and Economy of the Kurdistan Regional Government (RBI), Reebaz Halaman, received on Wednesday the Special Envoy of the British Prime Minister Baroness Nicholson and a delegation accompanied by the inclusion of British Ambassador to Iraq John Wilkes and the British Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Martin War.

The British envoy talked about the success of the region in overcoming the previous situation, praising the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Kurdistan, especially the remarkable and significant reforms achieved in one year, as well as the facilities granted to British companies.

The statement added that Rabaz Hablan referred to the economic and financial relations between the region and the British companies and thanked the British government for support, referring to the reforms carried out by his ministry in the fields of banks, border crossings, airports, customs and taxes and make them electronic.

Halaman pointed out that the region is making great strides towards prosperity in the economic aspects and granting the necessary facilities for foreign investment in the region.

The statement pointed out that the relations between Erbil and Baghdad were another axis of the meeting, especially raising customs points between the region and Baghdad and the share of Kurds from the draft law of the Iraqi budget for the year 2019 and the unification of customs between the two sides.


The central bank directs banks not to grant the dollar to those wishing to travel to Iran

Economy News _ Baghdad

The Central Bank of Iraq, on Wednesday, banks and exchange companies authorized not to grant the dollar to those wishing to travel to Iran.

A document issued by the Central Bank and obtained “Economy News” a copy, not to grant the dollar currency to those wishing to travel to the Islamic Republic of Iran and possible to replace the dollar in another currency.
The document referred to the contents of the announcement of the president of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce on the cancellation of the dollar in trade with Iraq.

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Mr. Ammar Hakim Kubic: Moving forward in institutionalizing the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction

Editorial Date: 2018/11/28 14:40

[Baghdad: Al-Furat News} The head of the Alliance for Reform and Reconstruction, Mr. Ammar al-Hakim to proceed with the steps institutionalized the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction.

A statement of his office received by the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of today confirmed Mr. Ammar al-Hakim during a meeting with the representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Jan Kubic “the importance of harmony of the three presidencies in order to promote the country and achieve the desired reform.”

As he renewed his support for the government in the implementation of the government curriculum and the advancement of the services and the requirements of our people ”

He said,” We in the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction go forward in the steps institutionalized the coalition, which is an important input in promoting political stability in the country. ”

Mr. Ammar Hakim Kubic congratulations on his election as President To the Alliance for Reform and Reconstruction, and thanked the effort and the UN mission in assisting Iraq in the framework of the end of his mission in the country. ”

During the meeting, the latest political situation in the country and the region and efforts to complete the cabinet. is over