U.A.E. sees encouraging investment opportunities in Iraq’s Kurdistan

U.A.E. economic officials have urged U.A.E. businesses and investors to tap what they described as the ‘very promising markets’ of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region which serves as a gateway for their products and services to all Iraq, citing energy, agriculture, tourism infrastructure, industry, health and education as the major targeted sectors of the Iraqi region.

Under Secretary for Foreign Trade Affairs at U.A.E. Ministry of Economy, Abdullah Al Saleh, said, “recent meetings in Erbil between U.A.E. government officials and representatives of the private sector and Kurdistani government and private companies showed very clearly that the region’s market is very promising and can take in more U.A.E. products and commodities and provide many investment opportunities for U.A.E. businesses willing to expand their operations into Iraq and the larger region.”

Entry of U.A.E. companies into Kurdistan Region’s markets is aimed at strengthening the economy of all Iraq during the current crisis. Iraq’s Kurdistan officials welcome U.A.E. investments in the region’s industry, agriculture, health and education in particular.