KRG Poland News
  • Ziyad Raoof at 28th edition of the international conference „Economic Forum”

    On September 4-6, 2018 took place 28th edition of the Economic Forum in Krynica. Three-days event was one of the biggest and the most important conference in the East-Central Europe. It was attended by prime-ministers, ministers, politicians, businessmen, scientists, experts from Poland, Europe, Asia, Africa and US. This year record number of guests took part in the Economic Forum- around 4000. As every year among invited guests was also Ziyad Raoof- KRG Representative in Poland who participated in discussion panel and met many important personalities.

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  • KRG Representative in Poland at Lech Walesa’ 75th birthday and the 35th anniversary of his Nobel Peace Prize.

    On Saturday, September 29, Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland together with a large group of guests from Poland and abroad attended solemn celebration of Lech Walesa 75th birthday and 35th anniversary of receiving Nobel Peace Prize.

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  • Ziyad Raoof talked about situation in Kurdistan Region at the “Kurdish Evening” organized by club “Colors of Democracy”

    On September 3 in “Kolory cafe” in Krakow was held the meeting with Ziyad Raoof- KRG Representative in Poland organized by the club “Colors of Democracy”. There was a full house of scientists, students from Poland and Kurdistan, Kurdish diaspora and many other people interested in Kurdish and Middle-East issues.

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  • Ziyad Raoof at the meeting with entrepreneurs and local government officers in Lublin

    KRG Representative in Poland was invited by Lublin Business Club to the “diplomatic coffee”. This is a series of periodic meetings of foreign diplomats with entrepreneurs from Lublin aimed at promoting new directions of foreign investment.

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Kurdistan News
  • Prime Minister Barzani receives Germany’s Defense Minister

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Ms. Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s Defense Minister, and a senior delegation from Bundestag Defense Committee, including parliamentarians from different parties.

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  • 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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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