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Council of Ministers convenes on 2021 Kurdistan Region budget bill

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss ongoing efforts to prepare the Kurdistan Region’s budget bill for the 2021 fiscal year. Minister of Finance and Economy, Awat Sheik Janab, presented a report on the current financial situation in the Kurdistan Region, and briefed Cabinet members […]

President Nechirvan Barzani receives U.S. delegation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, December 9, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received US Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Mr. David Schenker, and his accompanying delegation including US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq Affairs, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Mr. David Copley; the US Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Mathew Toller; and the US Consul-General […]

Council of Ministers convenes to discuss relations with Baghdad

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss the latest developments with the Federal Government over ongoing disputes. Joined by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, the Prime Minister affirmed the Kurdistan Regional Government remains committed to finding a peaceful resolution within the framework of the constitution […]

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani to visit Europe

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRG) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday headed to Europe to meet with senior European officials to discuss the benefits of increased trade with the Kurdistan Region and to strengthen diplomatic ties. The Prime Minister will lead a government delegation visiting several European countries as part of the Kurdistan Regional […]

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani convenes council of Ministers to address growing challenges related to the pandemic

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss the Kurdistan Regional Government’s response to a surge in coronavirus cases and the impacts of the pandemic on the regional economy. As the Kurdistan Regional Government conducts a review of public service delivery, Prime Minister Barzani called […]

Meeting of Kurdistan Region Presidencies and Iraq’s President

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Kurdistan Region’s three Presidencies and Iraq’s President held a meeting at the office of the Kurdistan Region President in Erbil on Monday. The meeting covered the latest developments in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region and addressed the ongoing economic, security and health-related hardships that have gripped Iraq and the […]

President Nechirvan Barzani receives France’s Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, August 27, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the French Republic’s Minister of the Armed Forces Ms. Florence Parly and her accompanying delegation in Erbil on Thursday. The latest developments in Iraq, ways to confront the resurgence of terror activities in the country, including ISIS movements, were discussed at the meeting. […]

Council of Ministers meets to discuss Erbil-Baghdad relations

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday chaired a meeting via videoconference to discuss ongoing disputes with the federal government. In the meeting attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, Prime Minister Barzani spoke about recent discussions between Baghdad and Erbil, and reiterated the government’s willingness for a solution within […]

President Nechirvan Barzani: It is time to come to a mutual understanding and settle differences

Baghdad, Iraq, June 21, 2020 During President Nechirvan Barzani’s meetings with Iraq’s President, Prime Minister, Parliament Speaker and senior political leaders in Baghdad. President Nechirvan Barzani described the current issues facing Iraq as shared difficulties and mutual responsibilities for all Iraqis. The President stated: “We share the same fate, the problems of Iraq and the […]