About Us

About Us

Ownership Team

Dr. Nawzad Haj Yahya

Member of Board

Haj Azad Haj Yahya


Haj Talat Haj Yahya

Member of Board

Haj Sabah Haj Yahya

Member of Board

Our History

Textile Business

Late Haj Yahya Bajger started his business in textiles and laid down the foundation stone of CIHAN GROUP

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General Trading and Industry Business

Wholesale textile business from neighboring countries and Far East, clothing industry and plastic & paper bags industry.

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Cihan Food Stuff

Importing and Distribution of Best Quality Food Products under Cihan Brand Guarantee.

International Trading

Started our International Trading Activities, first with Tea Import and Food stuff. Then, widened our operations by importing home appliances.

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Importing new vehicles with UN Approval

Cihan became the first private company to import Zero kilo meter vehicles from the neighboring countries, with the UN Approval because of the embargo in Iraq.

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Cihan Motors - Authorized Toyota Dealer

Cihan Motors was established as the Automotive Division of Cihan Group, and became the first private company to import brand new vehicles from Japan, through the trading agency - TOMEN Corporation, Japan.

Cihan Motors - Heavy Machinery

Heavy Machinery division was established under Cihan Motors, and became the official dealer for many international Brands (Hino - Kawasaki - Airman - Sakai - Robin - Fili Ferrari)

CIHAN Radio & Television Corporation

Own broadcasting system with reach of whole Kurdistan Region, and provides quality contents to the viewers in the Society.

Cihan University

Cihan University - Erbil was established as one of the first private universities in Kurdistan, in order to provide a cost effective and value-based education.

Cihan Company for Construction Contracting & Limited Engineering Projects

Cihan construction is a company which specialized in building construction activities from (A) to (Z) by own full Staff.


Cihan Bank provides a wide range of Islamic banking products and services for our esteemed customers, and also carry out international transactions through its correspondent banks.

Cihan Insurance Company

Cihan Insurance Company is a private Joint stock company provide different type of Insurance services in Iraq.

Acquired Lebanese French University

Cihan Group acquired Lebanese French University, which was established for the purpose of providing higher education in the Kurdistan Region, delivering high quality of teaching and research.

Cihan Petroleum

Distributions of the best and purest kinds of automobile fuel in the city as a first step and we wish to grow our activity in the nearest future to open more branches of the fuel station in Erbil city

Cihan Rental Car Company

Hertz-The International Car Rental Company is under Cihan Group.

Cihan Energy

Cihan Energy was established with a clear objective of providing clean and safe energy to the future generations in the Region, as a long-term solution for the electricity requirements.

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