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PM Barzani chairs cabinet meeting on public finances, fight against coronavirus pandemic

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani chaired a video conference cabinet meeting today to discuss the Kurdistan Region’s financial situation in light of the coronavirus pandemic, its economic implications, the drop in oil prices and the government’s plans to reform public expenditure. Prime Minister Barzani told the cabinet that despite the […]

Prime Minister Barzani chairs meeting on coronavirus, economy

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani chaired a video conference call meeting with members of his cabinet today. The Prime Minister, and his deputy Qubad Talabani, spoke with ministers regarding the health authorities’ latest progress on combating the coronavirus, the government’s current and upcoming plans concerning the pandemic, and the implications […]

A Statement from Prime Minister Masrour Barzani

Erbil, Kurdistan Region Iraqi (GOV.KRD) – In a statement on Sunday, Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Masrour Barzani urged people to stay at home, follow the precautionary measures of the Health and Interior Ministries concerning the coronavirus, and keep themselves, their families and the people of the Kurdistan Region safe. Full statement: I ask everyone […]

President Barzani Allocates Emergency Aid to Flood-Hit Dohuk Governorate

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, March 19, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani is closely monitoring the situation in Dohuk Governorate after heavy rains triggered floods and landslides that affected hundreds of families in different areas of the Governorate. President Barzani also announced an emergency aid package to assist with relief efforts in the affected areas. On […]

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani chairs cabinet meeting to assess anti-coronavirus measures, economic situation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a special meeting to assess the implementation of the government’s regulations and preventative measures against the coronavirus and the overall economic situation. The meeting also reviewed people’s needs in terms of food, medicine and fuel. On the health front, the Prime Minister conducted […]

PM Masrour Barzani speech on the coronavirus

My fellow citizens, Today I want to speak to you directly about our response to combatting the coronavirus outbreak. First, I want to thank you for complying with the public measures and advice in recent weeks put in place for your well-being. Your support and understanding are crucial to containing the spread of the virus. […]

Prime Minister Barzani chairs cabinet meeting to discuss the economic implications for Kurdistan of the coronavirus outbreak

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a meeting, attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani and cabinet ministers, to discuss the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the Kurdistan Region. Acknowledging the ongoing efforts of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s high-level committee to combat coronavirus in the region, Prime […]