Head of the Energy Committee
Basra Council, Federal Government of Iraq
Mr Al Fares was Member of the Basra Provincial Council and Chairman of the Oil & Gas Committee for the elected Provincial Council from 2013 to 2017. He holds a University degree in Law from the University of Basra and has extensive experience exceeding 10 years in strategic planning and projects case studies with Iraqi international laws.
He has extensive experience in dealing with the international oil and gas companies operating in Iraq. He has worked and helped the Basra community with several projects, participated in a number of workshops and training programmes both locally and internationality and has participated in local and international conferences.
Before he joined Basra Provincial Council, his vision was that the sustainable development for his country will cover both agriculture and industry, for that he founded his own business which focuses on agriculture and industry projects after the change in Iraq. His investments begin in deserts then his business expands all over Basra and the south of Iraq.