Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – On the initiative of Mr. Jẚn Kubiš, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, a delegation of Ambassadors of G7 countries, Iraq’s World Bank Representative and the Head of EU Delegation in Iraq visited the Kurdistan Region to discuss the economic and fiscal challenges facing the Kurdistan Region.
At the conclusion of his visit, Special Representative of the Secretary General made the following statement:
“I am very glad to have visited the Kurdistan Region today together with the Ambassadors of G7 countries, Iraq’s World Bank Representative and Head of EU Delegation in Iraq. We had productive meetings with President Masoud Barzani and Prime Minsiter Nechirvan Barzani.
Considering the current economic challenges and fiscal crisis, we focused on the ways that the international community can help the Kurdistan Regional Government, notably promoting and implementing the reform plan, which have already been announced by the government.
We recognize the challenges facing the Kurdistan Region, the sacrifices of the people and Peshmergas of Kurdistan Region in the fight against ISIS, and the hospitality of the region towards displaced people and refugees. It is necessary that the international community provides adequate assistance to cover the needs of the region.”