KRG Poland News
  • Ziyad Raoof awarded with the Malopolska Cross

    During Newroz celebrations Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative to Poland was awarded with the Malopolska Cross- honorary medal founded by the board of the Malopolska Region. On behalf of authorities the medal was given by Wojciech Kozak- deputy marshal of the Malopolska region.

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  • Newroz celebration in Warsaw

    On Tuesday 21st March in the seat of KRG Poland Representation in Warsaw there were held main Newroz celebration. Almost 100 guests took part in the event: representatives of state authorities (members of parliament, ministry of foreign affairs, Institute of National Remembrance), diplomatic corps (ambassadors, consuls and secretaries from: Russia, United States, Great Britain, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Qatar, Lebanon and Panama), army, clergy, NGOs, journalists, academic circles and Kurdish diaspora.

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  • Newroz celebration in Krakow

    On March 18, Newroz was celebrated in Cracow. This is one of the two Kurdish New Year celebrations organized by the KRG Representation in Poland, due to the special ties between the Kurdistan Region and Małopolska Region- the official cooperation agreement, as well as many years of educational and economic cooperation and support from Małopolska for refugees in Kurdistan. Main Newroz celebrations took place in Warsaw.

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  • Ziyad Raoof along with diplomatic corps celebrated inauguration of „Tadeusz Kościuszko’ Year”

    In Krakow there has just been held solemn inauguration of  “Tadeusz Kościuszko’ Year”- national hero of Poland as well as the United States. Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative to Poland along with diplomatic corps laid flowers on the Main Market Square in Krakow, a place where symbolically began national uprising in 1794 commanded by Tadeusz Kościuszko.

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Kurdistan News
  • Senior Kurdistan officials inform diplomats that Independence Referendum will take place this year

    Erbil Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd)- KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations organized a meeting between Senior Kurdistan Region officials and foreign diplomats based in Erbil to officially inform them that the KRG will hold a referendum on independence later this year.

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  • Prime Minister Barzani met Sweden’s Deputy Prime Minister

    Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani met with Sweden’s Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lovin and her accompanying delegation.

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  • the United Nations Secretary General visited Kurdistan Region

    President Masoud Barzani received the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres in Erbil. During the meeting President Barzani and Secretary General Guterres reviewed the latest developments on the Mosul operation. President Barzani reiterated his position of the importance of meticulously planning for the post-liberation management of the city.

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  • Japan Opens Consulate in the Kurdistan Region

    In the meeting, attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, the Japanese Minister reaffirmed his country’s position to further strengthen its relations with the Kurdistan Region, by opening its consulate in Erbil on Wednesday.

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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