KRG Poland News
  • Meeting with Commissioner for Human Rights

    KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof met with Commissioner for Human Rights prof. Marcin Wiącek and Deputy Commissioner dr Hanna Machińska. The issues of human rights protection related to the migration crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border, as well as the ways of delivering humanitarian aid for people in detention centers and in border areas were discussed. Kurds are currently the largest group of foreigners in detention centers at the territory of Poland.

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  • Meeting with Kurdish students in headquarters of KRG Representation in Poland

    On November 6 KRG Representation in Poland organized meeting for new Kurdish students in Poland and for representatives of Kurdish diaspora in Poland. Kurds living and studying in various parts of Poland had a chance to get to know each other or to maintain contacts.

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  • KRG Representative in Poland had an appointment in Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof met in the ministry of foreign affairs with Head of the Department of Africa and Middle East- Patrycja Özcan- Karolewska and Deputy Head of Department of Consular Affairs- Beata Brzywczy.

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  • “Volunteer of the Year 2021″ gala, at the invitation of the organizers, the KRG Representative Ziyad Raoof presented the main prize.

    On December 5, the “Volunteer of the Year 2021” gala was held in Lublin. The winner was Anna Dąbrowska from the Homo Faber Association. At the invitation of the gala organizers the award for Anna Dąbrowska was presented by Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland.

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Kurdistan News
  • French president visited Kurdistan Region

    On August 29, president of France Emmanuel Macron visited Kurdistan Region. After arrival on Erbil Airport he was welcomed by president Nechirvan Barzani. Both presidents held a meeting and later together participated in a press conference. 

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  • Kurdistan Region president visited Jordan and met with King Abdulla II

    On June 23, President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, paid a visit to Jordan, where he met with King Abdullah II as well as Jordan’s prime minister and minister of foreign Affairs.

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  • Kurdistan Region President visited United Arab Emirates

    On June 12, president of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani visited United Arab Emirates where he met with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. 

    The talks focused on: strengthening bilateral economic cooperation, the situation in Iraq in the context of this year’s parliamentary elections and the constant threat posed by ISIS, the fight against terrorism, as well as humanitarian aid for refugees in camps in the Kurdistan Region. President Barzani especially thanked the Emirates for donating vaccines for refugees.

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  • Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region visited Greece

    On June 11, KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani visited Greece and met with Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. 

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  • 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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  • 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