KRG Poland News
  • Ziyad Raoof honorary guest of voluntary service gala in Lublin

    On December 4, Center of Voluntary Service in Lublin organized gala “Volunteer of the year 2018”. Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland was honorary guest of the event and gave the main award to the team of volunteers who organized charity campaign “kotek Marysi”. It was a very broad reach and innovative action for Marysia, a two-and-a-half-year-old girl from Lublin suffering from malignant cancer.

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  • Ziyad Raoof at the opening of the conference on climate change


    At the invitation of the President of Poland, KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof participated in the solemn opening of COP24- 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The event which took place in the city of Katowice began with a speech given by president of Poland, then there was a concert performed by National Symphonic Orchestra. The opening ceremony was attended by delegates of COP24 from a few dozen of countries and the highest authorities of Poland.

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  • Meeting with Deputy Marshal of Lubelskie Voivodeship about cooperation with Kurdistan Region in 2019

    Ziyad Raoof, the Representative of Kurdistan Regional Government in Poland met in Lublin with Zbigniew Wojciechowski- Deputy Marshal of Lubelskie Voivodeship. Main topic of the meeting was plan of establishing cooperation between Lubelskie and Kurdistan Region.

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  • The tree „Krakow” planted in Kurdistan on the occasion of centenary of Polish independence

    This year Polish national day was celebrated also in Kurdistan Region. On the occasion of centenary of Polish independence in Erbil, in the Minaret Park there was planted a tree- Ligustrum Ludicum. It was named “Krakow” for the historical capital of Poland, the city where Polish-Kurdish close relations has begun.

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Kurdistan News
  • Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Secretary of Energy

    Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry and his accompanying delegation.

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  • Prime Minister Barzani receives Lebanese delegation

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Gebran Bassil, Minister of State for Combating Corruption Nicolas Tueni, and their accompanying delegation.

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  • Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

    Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a senior delegation headed by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan.

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  • Prime Minister Barzani receives Germany’s Defense Minister

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – 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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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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  • 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