Al-Burhan Group Operations Director Abir Burhan and Al-Burhan Security General Manager Martin Aggar attended the Iraq Britain Business Council Meeting which was held on 30 January 2018 and followed by a reception and a dinner.
The event was held in the House of Lords and was well attended by guests representing companies currently operating in Iraq, Embassy of Iraq staff, as well as the Honourable British Ambassador to Iraq Jonathan Wilks CMG.
Various VIPs as well as other individuals gave their speeches. IBBC’s Deputy Chairman Alistair Kett presented information about the current affairs of Iraq and discussed both future and past events of the IBBC.
This was followed by the Reception and Dinner hosted by Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, President of IBBC and Trade Envoy to Iraq, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. Baroness Fairhead, Minister of State for Trade & Export Promotion at the Department for International Trade (DIT), the Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth and Minister of State at the Department for International Development gave very interesting and insightful speeches.
Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iraq, Jonathan Wilks CMG shared his vision about strengthening UK-Iraq relations and emphasised the Embassy’s goal to promote stability, trade and investment between the UK and Iraq, what can be achieved thanks to support of multiple organisations and businesses.