Project Iraq – Baghdad, the second International Trade Exhibition for Building Materials, Construction Equipment and Environmental Technology, was officially inaugurated on Monday in the presence of government officials, dignitaries and media representatives.
Organized by IFP Iraq, Project Iraq – Baghdad is held from 3 to 5 December, at the Baghdad International Fair, from 10 am to 5 pm. The exhibition is held in partnership with the Iraqi Engineers Union and Federation of Arab Engineers.
Among the dignitaries attending the opening ceremony were the Head of Parliament; H.E. Mohammad Al Halaboussi, Minister of Trade; H.E. Mohammad Hashem Al-Aani, Special Representative of the Head of the Arab League; Mr. Walid Al Sayyid Al Arabi, Head of the Arab Syndicate of Engineers; Dr. Adel Al Hadissi, Minister of Construction and Housing; Mr. Abdallah Al Rihani, President of the Order of Engineers in Iraq; Dr. Azhar Hussein Saleh, and Secretary of the Council of Baghdad; Mr. Zikra Allouch.
The exhibition provides an unprecedented opportunity to penetrate the dynamic Iraqi market, gain access to key decision-makers from the public and private sectors, and grab a share of the country’s multi-billion project tenders.
Iraq’s market currently offers a multitude of trade and investment opportunities in various sectors including, housing, infrastructure, and transportation. As such, Project Iraq- Baghdad attracts major industry players to showcase cutting-edge technologies and machinery and offer their expertise to secure lucrative contracts.
This year, the exhibition features industry specialists from 10 countries. This further reaffirms the international interest in a multitude of business opportunities that Iraq offers, especially after the country rolled out a nation-wide reconstruction plan across several industries.
This year also marks the kickoff of the first edition of the “Reconstruction of the destroyed cities and restoration of archaeological sites affected by terrorist actions in Iraq and Syria” conference. Held on December 3 and 4, concurrently with Project Iraq – Baghdad, the event covers the requirements of Iraq’s construction market including construction material and technology, among others. It attracts industry specialists across various disciplines including engineers, architects, contractors, vendors, investors as well as government officials.