Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received the Minister of Planning for Iraq, Nouri Sabah al-Dulaimi.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Barzani and the Minister agreed that improved relations between Erbil and Baghdad have opened a path to constructive dialogue.
Prime Minister Barzani emphasised that talks with the Baghdad government are focused on promoting the Kurdistan Region’s rights as enshrined in the constitution.
Prime Minister Barzani and the Minister discussed the importance of the 2020 Iraqi national census. Prime Minister Barzani affirmed that the census should remain a neutral tool, not to be utilised against any section of Iraq’s population.
Minister al-Dulaimi praised the progress made by the Kurdistan Regional Government over the last decade, describing the KRI as a model for successful reform in the Middle East.