U.S. Embassy hosts a conference regarding Basrah water crisis

Following through on Ambassador Silliman’s recent announcement, the U.S. Embassy hosted key members from the international community who are active in the Basrah water crisis response. DCM Joey Hood opened the event noting, “Many of the solutions to address this crisis will take long-term planning and coordination throughout all levels of government, and the U.S. ...
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CDA’s Remarks – Independence Day Event

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. Chief Judge Adel Abdul-Rasaq, Representatives of Governor Nasrouwi, and Provincial Council Chairman Bazouni, Distinguished members of the Government of Iraq, ...
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U.S. Supports Program to Improve Local Services to Iraqis

On Sunday, May 21, U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Williams and the USAID Acting Assistant Administrator for the Middle East Maria Longi attended the final workshop of the joint U.S.-Iraqi Taqadum program.  The $106 million initiative, funded by the American people through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), helps local Iraqi authorities improve public ...
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DCM and Basrah CG Visit Um-Qaser Port

Last week, Deputy Chief of Mission Stephanie Williams and Consul General Win Dayton met with Umm Qasr North Port Director Captain Hamid Bkheet and Umm Qasr South Port Director Captain Salim Jabbar and toured the port facilities. They praised the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) and the port’s management for welcoming foreign investors ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces First-Step in $1 Billion Sovereign Loan Guarantee for Iraq

Today the Government of Iraq signed a loan guarantee agreement with the United States. The signing represents the first step in the process for Iraq to obtain greater access to international capital markets. After specific legal requirements and policy considerations have been satisfied, Iraq can move forwards to become the beneficiary of a U.S. sovereign ...
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DCM Visits Mosawi Mosque

Deputy Chief of Mission to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Stephanie Williams, visited the Mosawi Grand Mosque when she was in Basrah last week. We were honored by the kindness and generosity of his Excellency Sayed Abdalali Al-Mosawi, who welcomed our special guest so warmly.
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