KRG Poland News
  • New book with Ziyad Raoof’ essay

    A new book has just appeared on the publishing market in Poland: “Universal and Regional Systems of the Protection of Human Rights 70 Years after Proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights”- composite work under the editorship of Jerzy Jaskiernia and Kamil Spryszak.

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  • Kurdish stand at the international student culture festival in Warsaw

    In June at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw (the oldest and the most prestigious private university in Poland) was held “University International Festival”. The goal of the event was to provide common space for people from different countries and cultures, to share their experiences, develop tolerance and diversity. 

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  • Ambassadors Panel

    On 27 May Ziyad Raoof took part in the ambassadors panel at the Jagiellonian University: “USA and Poland after 1989”. Former ambassadors of USA in Poland (Victor Ashe, Stephen Mull) and former Polish ambassadors in USA (Janusz Reiter, Maciej Kozłowski) took part in the discussion.

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  • New book about Kurdistan with Ziyad Raoof’ text

    “Independent Kurdistan. Challenges for the stabilization of the region and the world”- this is new book by Waldemar Dziak and Małgorzata Rudź, published by Institute of Political Studies of Polish Academy of Sciences.

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Kurdistan News
  • New KRG Prime Minister Promises to Strengthen the Region and Introduce Widespread Reforms following Inauguration

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Parliament has confirmed Mr Masrour Barzani’s appointment as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), together with the ministerial cabinet.

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  • President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

    President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Ms. Vala Farid and the Head of the Judicial Council of the Kurdistan Region Judge Bangin Qasim.

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  • Presidential inauguration ceremony

    On June 12 in Erbil, during the special session of Kurdistan Parliament, Nechirvan Barzani took oath of office and inaugurated his term. Parliament elected him after the vote which took place on May 28.

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  • Prime Minister Barzani meets visiting Italian Prime Minister Conte

    Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and his accompanying delegation in Erbil. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani.

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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
  • 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