KRG Poland News
  • KRG Representation in Poland organized the concert on the occasion of centenary of oriental studies at the Jagiellonian University

    On the occasion of the international scientific conference for the centenary of oriental studies at the Jagiellonian University, the KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof invited conference participants – orientalists, scientists from Polish, Arab countries and from other countries of the world – to a Kurdish music concert and dinner. Diplomats were also present, including the ambassador of the United Arab Emirates and the Consul General of Ukraine.

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  • Polish trade mission to Kurdistan Region

    From September 29 to October 3, 2019 Polish trade mission visited Kurdistan Region. It was headed by Andrzej Arendarski- Chairman of National Chamber of Commerce and Danuta Sojka- Andrzejewska from ministry of entrepreneurship. In the mission took part 12 Polish entrepreneurs representing 8 companies. The delegation was accompanied by Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland. Together with Kurdistan Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry (KFCCI) he prepared rich and diversified programme of meetings.

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  • The Dark East—vernissage of the exhibition of Kurdish artist about hard times in the Middle East

    A vernissage of “the Dark East” exhibition by Kurdish artist Ahmad Nabaz took place in Krakow. KRG Representation in Poland and International Cultural Centre in Kraków were organizers of the event. Among many guests who attended the vernissage were representatives of the diplomatic corps, universities (including the dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the Jagiellonian University and the Vice Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts), journalists, representatives of the world of science and culture. At the opening of the exhibition Ahmad Nabaz, Agata Wąsowska-Pawlik (Head of International Cultural Center) and Ziyad Raoof took the voice.

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  • Poland is going to fit oncology hospital in Duhok with medical equipment.

    Polish government allocated more than 220,000 PLN to buy high-tech medical equipment for Oncology Center “Jin” in Duhok: medical ultrasound scanner, cardiac monitor, portable electrocardiography and vein viewer. The equipment will be delivered to the hospital until the end of the year. Project is implemented by Polish foundation “Eagle Watch”. Its partner in Kurdistan is “Gilgamesh Organization for Development”. 

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Kurdistan News
  • President Nechirvan Barzani visited United Arab Emirates

    President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces and Chairman of the UAE Executive Council.

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  • Russian minister of foreign affairs in Kurdistan Region

    On Monday, October 7, Russian minister of foreign affairs Sergey Lavrov visited Erbil. He met with the highest authorities of Kurdistan Region: president Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister Masrour Barzani and Masoud Barzani. At the meetings there were discussed possibilities of strengthening mutual relations, among others in the field of energy sector. One of the key topics was situation in Rojava. According to the statement from the meeting, Masoud Barzani: “expressed his worries regarding the future of Kurds in Syria to the Russian Foreign Minister and asked that Russia play its role in case of any event or change to prevent further suffering and pain of the Kurdish people in Syria.”

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  • Indian Vice-Minister for External Affairs visited Kurdistan Region

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 16 September 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received Vellamvelly Muraleedharan, Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, and his accompanying delegation.

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  • Polish deputy minister of foreign affairs visited Kurdistan Region

    Delegation from Poland headed by Maciej Lang- deputy minister of foreign affairs paid a visit in Kurdistan Region on July 30, 2019. Maciej Lang met with president Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister Masoud Barzani and Head of DFR Safeen Dezayee.

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    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
  • Prime Minister Barzani and Iranian Minister of Trade discuss economic relations

    Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade, Dr. Mohammad Shariatmadari and his accompanying delegation, which included Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Iraj Masjedi, Tehran’s governor, Mr. Moghimi, Urmia’s governor, Mr. Shahriari, the head of Iraqi and Iranian Trade Development, Mr. Danayi Far and representatives of Chambers of Commerce from several Iranian provinces. The meeting was also attended by Kurdistan Regional Government Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani.

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  • Prime Minister Barzani receives Saudi delegation

    On July 24, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia including President of the Chambers of Commerce of Saudi Arabia Dr. Sami bin Abdullah Al-Obaidi, Saudi Ambassador to Iraq Abdulaziz al-Shammari, Saudi Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Mansour Faisal al-Otaibi and a number of officials and members of Saudi Chambers of Commerce.

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  • 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