KRG Poland News
  • Kurdish culture presented at multicultural festival in Krakow

    Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in Poland along with Kurdish artists and members of Kurdish diaspora took part in “Multicultural Festival Get-together” organized by Villa Decius Association. The event was held in Krakow from November 24 till December 1, 2019. KRG Poland was partner of the event. The festival brought the opportunity to learn more about the cultural variety of the city of Krakow. Program of the festival included over 60 events organized jointly with partners representing various nations. 

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  • Meeting for students from Kurdistan and Kurdish diaspora in KRG office in Warsaw

    On Saturday, November 16, Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in Poland hosted in its headquarters meeting for students from Kurdistan and for Kurdish diaspora living in Poland. About 50 Kurds from various parts of Poland attended the meeting: students, postgraduates, working persons with their families. There were also Christians from Kurdistan.

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  • Meeting in Warsaw library about Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan under the patronage of KRG Poland

    In the public library in Warsaw took place the event organized by Scientific Club of arabist students from the University of Warsaw about Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan- past and present.   The event was under honorary patronage of KRG Representation in Poland as well as Iraqi Embassy in Poland. 

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  • 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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Kurdistan News
  • President Barzani receives US Vice President Mike Pence

    His Excellency Mike Pence, U.S. Vice President stated his country’s appreciation for the IKR’s significant role in the fight against ISIS, and praised the IKR for the coexistence, religious and ethnic minorities protection and sheltering refugees and IDPs. He conveyed his and U.S. administration’s gratitude for the Peshmerga and the families of the fallen Peshmargas who lost their lives fighting against terror.

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  • 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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  • 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