KRG Poland News
  • Ziyad Raoof in Moscow at the conference of „International Federation of Kurdish Societies”

    On August 4-5, Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland participated in Moscow in a conference organized by „International Federation of Kurdish Societies” (MFKO). The event was attended by representatives of Kurdish communities living at the territory of the former Soviet Union and also representatives of Kurdish diaspora among others from Germany, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Benelux countries. There also participated representatives of Kurdistan Regional Government (including special envoys of Masoud Barzani and prime minister Nechirvan Barzani), Kurdish journalists, scientists and activists of the other organization and academic circles, like prominent Turkish sociologist and friend of Kurds- İsmail Beşikçi. 

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  • Special statement in 4th anniversary of Yazidi genocide

    Exactly four years ago so called Islamic State attacked Kurdistan Region. First victims were Yezidis from Shingal on which terrorists committed mass murders. International community, according to the declaration of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights recognized the crime as a genocide. On August 3 we remember all the victims. According to various statistics from 5000 to 10,000 Yezidis were murdered and dozens of Yezidi cities, villages and temples were destroyed.  On this day, we also do not forget about Christians and other religious minorities murdered by ISIS and those who died in the fight against terrorism, including the heroic Peshmerga.

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  • Ziyad Raoof at the conference TEDx Politechnika Lodzka

    On July 14, KRG Representative in Poland participated as a one of the speakers in TEDx conference organized in conference hall of the Lodz University of Technology. In a tightly-filled hall containing three hundred viewers appeared fourteen speakers in four thematic blocks: social activists, entrepreneurs, talented scientists, representatives of NGOs. The event was organized under the patronage of Hanna Zdanowska President of Lodz.

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  • Festive meeting for Kurdish diaspora in headquarters of KRG Representation in Poland

    On the occasion of the end of Ramadan on Saturday June 15 KRG Representative Ziyad Raoof invited Kurdish diaspora in Poland to the special meeting in Warsaw, in headquarters of KRG Representation in Poland.

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Kurdistan News
  • Prime Minister Barzani meets Prime Minister Rutte

    Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met Dutch Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte, in The Hague. Prime Minister Barzani highlighted the relationship between the Kurdistan Region and the Netherlands as well as the Dutch government’s assistance to the people of Iraqi Kurdistan since the mid-1970s, when it received a number of refugees from Iraqi Kurdistan. He also highlighted the Dutch humanitarian and military aid to the Peshmarga in the fight against the ISIS terrorist organisation.

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  • Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

    President Putin expressed his willingness to further develop bilateral relations, particularly in the economic and energy fields.

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  • French minister of foreign affairs visited Kurdistan Region

    On February 12 Jean Yves Le Drian, French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs visited Erbil where he met with the highest authorities of Kurdistan Region.

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  • Kurdistan Region top officials meet with Germany’s leaders in Berlin

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – A senior Kurdistan Regional Government delegation, headed by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, is in Berlin and met with Germany’s top leaders, including the country’s chancellor, Angela Merkel.

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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