Business Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

On November 29th 2016, the Center for Transatlantic Relations, in partnership with the Kurdistan Regional Government and the U.S.- Kurdistan Business Council, hosted the conference “Business Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan.”

The whole-day event featured many prominent speakers, including Kurdistan Regional Government representatives and those representing the private sector, and U.S Department of State. The conference was opened with a moment of silence for fallen Peshmerga and Iraqi forces, introductions by Sasha Toperich, WYLN co-founder, Senior Fellow and Director of the Mediterranean Basin Initiative
 CTR – SAIS, remarks by newly appointed Ambassador of Iraq to the United States, Fareed Yasseen, and Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States, Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman.