Independence Day Celebration in Basrah

Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Williams and Consul General Dayton were honored to host an Independence Day Celebration yesterday in Basrah. They were joined by a diverse group of Basrawi leaders to celebrate the 241st anniversary of American Independence. At the event, Chargé Williams recognized the sacrifices of southern Iraqis who helped liberate Mosul. It was truly ...
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Independence Day 2017 – CG Welcome Remarks

Thank you, Steve.  Distinguished representatives of the Government, the Provincial Council, the judiciary, the diplomatic corps, and civil society; colleagues; and friends all – thank you for joining us at this celebration of the 241st anniversary of America’s independence.   241 years ago in Philadelphia, 56 patriots put their signatures to our founding document, the ...
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Consulate Erbil Visits Baharka IDP Camp

On May 20, Economic and Commercial Affairs Officer Sharyn Fitzgerald attended the opening of a greenhouse project at Bahirka IDP camp. The project, sponsored by Mass Group Holding and implemented by Kurdish Human Rights Watch (KHRW) and the Kurdish American Cooperation Organization, established eight greenhouses to be managed by resident IDP families. The project seeks ...
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Consul General Ken Gross opened new American Corner at the University of Kurdistan Hewler

On February 28, The Consul General Ken Gross helped open our new American Corner today at the University of Kurdistan Hewler. This is a cultural and informational center that offers a library, access to online journals, advising services for students interested in studying in the U.S., and a variety of ongoing cultural and English-language programming. ...
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Consul General Basrah Visit to Muthanna

On January 23, Consul General Win Dayton enjoyed the hospitality and generosity of Muthanna province. During meetings with Governor Dr. Faleh Abdul Hassan al-Zaiyadi and First Deputy Provincial Council Chairman Mohammed Hissoni and other Council members, Consul General Dayton discussed investment, security, and education issues. They also discussed the success of USAID’s Taqadum program, which ...
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CG Basrah Visit to the al-Moosawi Dates Factory in Basrah

There is nothing that tastes better than a date from southern Iraq! This week, Consul General Win Dayton was warmly welcomed at the al-Moosawi Dates Factory and was shown the hospitality for which Iraq is famous. The factory is a shining example of Iraqi entrepreneurship and is exporting dates to Europe and exploring markets elsewhere. ...
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Basrah Consul General Dayton Donates Backpacks During Visit to Maysan

Consul General Win Dayton was received with legendary Maysani hospitality on a recent visit to Al Amarah. The Consul General met with Provincial Council Chairman Monther al-Shawai and members of the Provincial Council. He also took time to speak with students and presented a donation of backpacks full of school supplies and English language teaching ...
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