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Kurdistan Region still hosts about 1.5 Million IDPs and refugees

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – In 2018, only 32,000 of approximately 1.5 million remaining internally displaced persons, IDPs, and Syrian refugees in Kurdistan Region have either returned to their homes or migrated abroad. In an interview with the Kurdistan Regional Government website, Director-General of the KRG Ministry of Interior’s Joint Crisis Coordination Centre, JCC, […]

DFR Minister receives the Spanish Ambassador to Iraq to discuss recent political developments and issues of common interest

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa met with the Ambassador of Spain to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann and his accompanying delegation on 9 February 2019. Minister Mustafa provided an overview of the recent political developments in the Kurdistan Region and beyond, the formation […]

Prime Minister Barzani receives Kuwaiti Consul General

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Consul General of Kuwait to the Kurdistan Region, Omar Al-Kandari and his accompanying delegation. Consul General Al-Kandari highlighted Kurdistan Regional Government’s effective management of the past four year’s severe economic crisis and accommodating and assisting an extraordinary number of displaced persons from Iraq and refugees […]

Spanish Ambassador to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann, visited Kurdistan region

Erbil, Kurdistan region of Iraq – Spanish Ambassador to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann, visited the Kurdistan Region on Saturday and met with KRG leaders to discuss relations between Kurdistan Region and Spain. The Ambassador Escobar Stemmann was accompanied by the Honorary Consul in Erbil, Dawood Sardar Jaff during his visit.  The Ambassador met with […]

Prime Minister Barzani meets Iraqi Prime Minister

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met the Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad. They discussed strengthening relations between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Federal Government of Iraq through coordination and cooperation and exerting further effort to settle the remaining issues within the framework of the Constitution of Iraq. […]

Prime Minister Barzani meets visiting Italian Prime Minister Conte

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and his accompanying delegation in Erbil. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani. Prime Minister Conte praised the role of the Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces in the fight against terrorism, the people and the Kurdistan […]

Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Assistant Secretary of Treasury

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Assistant Secretary of Treasury Marshall Billingslea and his accompanying delegation. Assistant Secretary Billingslea welcomed improvements in the Kurdistan Region, especially in its economic infrastructure, government reforms, and the development of the private sector. He also expressed his country’s readiness to assist the Kurdistan […]

Prime Minister Barzani receives Consul General of the Hellenic Republic

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Hellenic Republic’s Consul-General to the Kurdistan Region Efthymios Costopoulos and his accompanying delegation. As the first Consul-General of the Hellenic Republic to the Kurdistan Region, Mr. Efthymios Costopoulos stressed developing bilateral cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and the Hellenic Republic (Greece). He praised […]

Prime Minister Barzani receives World Bank delegation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a delegation from the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), headed by Merza Hasan, Executive Director and Dean of the Board of Executive Directors. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani. The delegation hailed the Kurdistan Regional Government’s […]

Prime Minister Barzani receives UAE Acting Consul General

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received  the United Arab Emirates Acting Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Ahmed Al-Muhairbi, and his accompanying delegation. Consul-General Al-Muhairbi pointed to UAE activities and projects being implemented in Iraq, including assistance to displaced people and refugees in the Kurdistan Region who fled terrorism. He thanked the […]