President Nechirvan Barzani Meets with the Ambassador of Qatar to Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 29 September 2019

President Nechirvan Barzani received the Ambassador Khaled Hamad Al-Sulaiti of Qatar in Iraq.

President Barzani reaffirmed Kurdistan’s readiness to strengthen relations with Qatar and extended support for facilitating Qatari investments in the Kurdistan Region.

Both sides discussed the political and economicsituation of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, as well as the importance of continuing dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad regarding outstanding issues. They also discussed the situation of displaced persons and refugees in the Kurdistan Region.

Ambassador Al-Sulaiti conveyed the greetings of Qatar’s head of state to President Barzani and expressed his country’s willingness to further develop relations with the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. He affirmed his country’s intention to open a consulate in Erbil and encourage Qatari companies to invest in the Kurdistan Region.