KRG Poland News
  • Opening of the exhibition “Middle East and North Africa in the lens of Witold Rajkowski. Exhibition of photographs from the 1930s to 1950s. “

    On March 27 in Central Public Library of Malopolska Region in Krakow took place opening of the exhibition of pictures form 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. by Witold Rajkowski- Polish scientist, traveler and diplomat. He was also expert in Kurdish issues therefore a significant part of the exhibition are photographs from Kurdistan.

    The event was organized under the patronage of KRG Representation in Poland (along with Section of Kurdish Studies at the Jagiellonian University) which also prepared refreshments. KRG Ziyad Raoof was also present at the vernissage.

    Opening of the exhibition was attended by scientists, Kurds from Krakow and Malopolska Region and many other guests interested in Kurdish culture and history. Ziyad Raoof along with Przemysław Kosowski- main organizer and originator of the exhibition- decided that the pictures soon will be presented also in Warsaw.

  • Ziyad Raoof met with Jerzy Buzek

    On March 26, KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof met with Jerzy Buzek- former Prime Minister of Poland, former Chairman of European Parliament, currently member of European Parliament and Chair of Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.
    Jerzy Buzek asked narrowly about situation in the Middle East and in Kurdistan. Ziyad Raoof precisely described development of relations between Erbil and Baghdad in recent months.

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  • KRG Representative Ziyad Raoof’s special statement on the occasion of Newroz

    On March 21, in the day of Newroz- Kurdish New Year, we used to meet to celebrate and enjoy together the most important national day of Kurds. But this time, music, dancing and dinner with Kurdish cuisine would certainly be uncalled for.

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  • „Suffering and hope”- opening of photo exhibition in headquarters of KRG Representation in Poland

    KRG Representation in Poland held in its headquarters opening of photo exhibition “suffering and hope” by father Dariusz Smolenski and Monika Pietkiewicz. Pictures were taken in autumn 2016 during the travel to Kurdistan with humanitarian convoy.

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Kurdistan News
  • French minister of foreign affairs visited Kurdistan Region

    On February 12 Jean Yves Le Drian, French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs visited Erbil where he met with the highest authorities of Kurdistan Region.

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  • Kurdistan Region top officials meet with Germany’s leaders in Berlin

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – A senior Kurdistan Regional Government delegation, headed by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, is in Berlin and met with Germany’s top leaders, including the country’s chancellor, Angela Merkel.

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  • Prime Minister Barzani and French President discuss Iraq and Kurdistan Region tensions

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) A Kurdistan Regional Government top level delegation led by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, met President of France Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

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  • Presidents Barzani and Macron Hold a Phone Conversation

    Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani held a telephone conversation with Emmanuel Macron, the President of France today.

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Visit Kurdistan
  • Visit Kurdistan

    Distance between cities

    • Erbil to Slemani – 170 km, approx. three hour drive
    • Erbil to Dohuk – 245 km, approx. three hour drive
    • Dohuk to Slemani – 340 km, approx. five hour drive

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Economy
  • Minister Falah Mustafa received United States-Kurdistan Business Council delegation

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region – KRG Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa on December 13, 2016 received representatives of 30 U.S companies, led by the U.S-Kurdistan Business Council (USKBC), to discuss investment opportunities and latest developments. Read more

  • Deputy Prime Minister outlines KRG’s reform initiatives

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq – Kurdistan Region Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani outlined his government’s reform initiatives during speech on Monday. Read more

  • Prime Minister Barzani highlights the role of private sector in reviving Kurdistan’s economy

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region– Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani praised the role of the private sector in stimulating Kurdistan’s economy, as the region is dealing with financial challenges. Read more

  • KRG Minister and U.S. Business Delegation discuss economic opportunities

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region  – Minister Falah Mustafa on December 16, 2015 received representatives of over 25 U.S companies, led by the U.S-Kurdistan Business Council (USKBC), to discuss areas of potential investment for U.S companies in the Kurdistan Region. Read more