MANAJIM 2015: Iraq eyes industrial mineral opportunities as it diversifies away from oil
Published: Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Despite political instability in the region, Middle East countries like Iraq are trying to diversify their economies away from oil and gas and focus more on developing their industrial minerals sector.
Iraq hosts a wide range of mineral deposits dispersed throughout the
country and can provide
opportunities for foreign investment, according to Government
of Iraq’s former first deputy president of
parliament, Dr Qusay Al Suhail.
the Middle East Mining (Manajim) Conference
2015 in London, Al Suhail said Iraq had more than 900m