GardaWorld Sponsors Queen’s Birthday and Diamond Jubilee in Erbil

June 8, 2012

GardaWorld joined with millions of people around the world in celebrating the birthday and Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty, the Queen of England by sponsoring a celebration hosted by the British Consul-General at the Rotana Hotel in Erbil, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on June 2.


The event, which also celebrated the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games in London this summer, drew more than 500 guests including Kurdish government and political dignitaries as well as the Kurdish and British business and international diplomatic communities. The British Ambassador to Iraq, Michael Aron, welcomed those in attendance.


GardaWorld sponsored the event at the invitation of the British Consulate-General in Erbil and provided security for HMA Michael Aron, the Consul-General and clients from the EU JUST-LEX attending the celebration. GardaWorld participants included: Julian Allen, Regional Director for Kurdistan; Pete Longbottom, Country Ops Manager for Kurdistan; Laurence Mackenzie-Platt, CST, Iraq; and Caroline Passey, Director of Marketing.