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Minister of Finance Visits Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington DC

During her visit to Washington DC at the invitation of the US State Department to attend the annual event of International Women of Courage Awards as she was one of the award’s winners last year 2022, H.E. Minister of Finance, Taif Sami ...

Thu, Mar 9, 2023 Thu, Mar 9, 2023

Re-Announcement: Health Insurance Contract - Public Tender

Tue, May 16, 2017

Full text of Prime Minister Al-Abadi's ratified reform initiative

August 9, 2015

Text of the first package of reforms presented by the Prime Minister, Dr. Haidar Al-Abadi and unanimously voted on by the Council of Ministers on August 9, and ratified by the Council of Representatives on August 11:

Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Amb. Al Khirullah Receives Emir of Yazidis in Washington DC

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah welcomed the Emir of Yazidis at the Embassy during his visit to Washington DC; they explored opportunities to enhance cooperation with the Embassy and expand support opportunities to the Yazidi community residing in USA. The Ambassador expressed his great interest in providing facilities and support for the Yazidi community members. ….

Mon, Sep 11, 2023 Mon, Sep 11, 2023

Prime Minister Maliki Offers Condolences for the Death of Cardinal Emmanuel III Delly

We extend our deep condolences to the Iraqi people and the Christian Brothers in particular for the death of Cardinal Emmanuel III Delly. We will always remember his call for peace, love and national unity for all Iraqis.

May God bless his soul and may he rest in peace.

Nouri al-Maliki
Prime Minister

http://pmo.iq/pme/press/2014/4/1042014en-3.htm

For Arabic http://pmo.iq/press/2014/4/1004201401.htm

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

The Embassy celebrated the conclusion of its summer internship program

The Embassy recently celebrated the conclusion of its summer internship program. We were fortunate to have five stellar interns who contributed to different activities throughout the summer, including participating in workshops about Iraqi culture, promoting tourism to Iraq and researching and writing about political affairs and bilateral US-Iraqi relations. We thank them for a wonderful summer!

Fri, Aug 12, 2022

THE NATIONAL FRAMEWORK DOCUMENT FOR A UNIFIED IRAQI POLICY

In recognition of the changes that have taken place in the region, and in line with the great role that Iraq could play in the midst of these changes, it becomes imperative upon us to create internal political cohesion that results in important outputs. The first is to create an integrative approach to be played by the Government and the political parties in line with what is happening at the internal and external levels.

Tue, Jun 18, 2019 Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Tender No. LAB /2017/14 Project maintenance work laboratory /Ministry of Health The State Company for Marketing Drugs and Medical appliances

Tender No. LAB /2017/14 Project maintenance work laboratory /Ministry of Health The State Company for Marketing Drugs and Medical appliances

Wed, Aug 23, 2017

REFORMING ELECTORAL SYSTEM BEING URGENT NATIONAL ENTITLEMENT, PRESIDENT SALIH ANNOUNCES

President Salih announced that, unwillingness of the voters to participate in the elections anymore is a clear evidence of necessity to amend the General Election Law as it is an urgent national entitlement to build the Iraqi State, to reform its institutions as well as eradicating the financial and administrative corruption so as to promote freedom and democracy across the country.

Tue, Oct 15, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Arlington Cemetery Visit, Ambassador Faily

Ambassador Faily honored Americans and Iraqis who have paid the ultimate sacrifices to their countries during a visit to the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

Sun, Jul 14, 2013

THE PRESIDENT MOURNS THE IRAQI ARCHEOLOGIST LAMIA AL-GILANI

President Barham Salih on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, mourned the Iraqi Archeologist Dr. Lamia al-Gilani, who passed away at the age of 80, in Amman.
His Excellency lauded the prestigious status of the deceased and her distinguished efforts in the field of archeology.
The following is the full text:
"We have received with deep pain and grief the news about the death of archaeologist Dr. Lamia al-Gilani, one of the first Iraqi women, who excavated the rich archaeological heritage of the country, and she was an expert in Sumerian seals.

Tue, Jan 22, 2019 Tue, Jan 29, 2019

Ambassador Faily delivers remarks to the Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference

The conference, "Framing and Charting the Region’s Issues, Interests, Challenges, and Opportunities: Implications for Arab and U.S. Policies" brought together distinguished guests to expand the overall Arab-U.S. relationship.

Tue, Oct 28, 2014

Twitter Q & A with Iraq’s Ambassador to the U.S.

Iraq’s Ambassador to the United States, Lukman Faily, responded to questions via Twitter for the first time since officially taking the post in July 2013. Coming on the heels of his recent trip to Baghdad, Ambassador Faily held the Twitter Q & A to discuss Iraq’s role as a critical global partner of the US and a stabilizing force in the Middle East.
Mon, Sep 16, 2013

Around the World Embassy Tour, May 5, 2018

On Saturday May 5th ( 2018), the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq to Washington DC will have the honour to join more than 75 other nations participating in Passport DC, opening its doors to the gracious public and the Iraqi community in the USA during Around the World Embassy Tour.

Mon, Apr 30, 2018

THE PRESIDENT RETURNS TO BAGHDAD FOLLOWING IRAQ’S ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE ARAB SUMMIT

President Barham Salih has arrived to Baghdad, today Monday, April 1, 2019, after an active participation in the Arab summit in its 30th session in Tunis.
On the sidelines of the summit, His Excellency met with a number of kings and leaders of brotherly countries, as well as with the UN Secretary-General, and the EU's Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Chief.
The President also delivered Iraq's speech at the summit, in which he asserted that the basic principle of Iraq's international relations is joint action with all on the basis of common interests.

Mon, Apr 1, 2019 Mon, Apr 1, 2019

The Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq’s Meeting with the US Treasury Department and the Federal Bank in Washington, DC

The Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Ali Al-Alaqq, met, on Friday, February 10th, 2023, with the US Treasury Department and the Federal Bank in Washington, DC.
The two parties expressed their willingness to work jointly to meet the challenges of working with the electronic platform for cash and money transfers, in addition to supporting the Bank's economic reform efforts and the US Treasury's readiness to provide the required support ...

Sun, Feb 12, 2023 Sun, Feb 12, 2023

Watch: Public Forum With Dr. Saleem Al-Jubouri, Speaker of Iraq’s Parliament

The speaker of Iraq’s parliament, His Excellency Dr. Saleem al-Jubouri, discussed his country’s current challenges in a public forum on June 8 at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Follow the conversation on Twitter with #IraqiSpeaker.

Fri, Jun 5, 2015

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Mrs. Lee Satterfield

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah exchanged views with Mrs. Lee Satterfield on activating scientific and cultural ties under Strategic Framework Agreement SFA by broadening cooperation through activating scholarship programs and training for Iraqis in US universities.

Sun, Sep 10, 2023 Sun, Sep 10, 2023

Statement by Iraqi Ministry of Defense Denying the Alleged Arms Purchases with Iran

The Government of Iraq today steadfastly denied that it has signed any contracts to buy military weapons, ammunition or other military equipment from Iran, as alleged in some recent news reports. In a statement, Iraq’s Ministry of Defense explained that numerous international firms, including Iran’s Defense Industries Organization, recently submitted offers to provide Iraq with military hardware, but the proposal from Iran was rejected.

An unofficial translation of the full statement by the Ministry of Defense is below.

Tue, Feb 25, 2014

Announcement of a public Tender / Ministry of Foreign affairs

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Tue, Apr 6, 2021