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Iraq announces defense and security summit

The Iraq Program for Peace and Stability announces in a release:

The Government of Iraq and the Iraq Program for Peace & Stability are pleased to announce the inaugural Iraq Defence and Security Summit 2011. The country of Iraq has suffered from years of under investment in these sector and have over the last eight years, received support from the US and coalition governments.

The focus of this summit is National Security and Defence Procurement and with new multi-billion dollar budgets in hand, the Iraqi Government are intending to procure best in class products and solutions from the world’s leading suppliers. This is the first opportunity that global market leaders and suppliers from the defence and security sector will get to engage with the new Defence and Interior Ministries and their procurement teams since the election of the new coalition government.

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