KRG Poland News
  • Ziyad Raoof awarded with a title „Krakow Ambassador of Multiculturalism 2020”

    On June 25, at the award gala in Krakow Ziyad Raoof was granted with a title “Krakow Ambassador of Multiculturalism 2020”. The award was established in 2018 by the City Council of Krakow with the aim of supporting activities and initiatives promoting cultural, ethnic, religious diversity and the integration of Krakow residents and foreign environments. It is awarded to persons or entities acting for intercultural dialogue in Krakow. Winners are chosen by an independent chapter headed by Chairman of the city council of Krakow. 

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  • Kurdish PhD student Noor Nazar Ramzi successfully defended doctoral dissertation.

    On June 28 in the Institute of Plant Genetics of the Polish Academy of Science took place public defense of the doctoral dissertation by Kurdish scientist Noor Nazar Ramzi. The event was virtually attended by KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof.

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  • Meeting with KRG Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

    During the visit in Kurdistan Region, Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland had a meeting in Erbil with Dr. Aram Mohammed Qadir – KRG minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Ziyad Raoof and Dr. Aram Mohammed Qadir discussed Polish-Kurdish scientific cooperation and relations between universities from Poland and Kurdistan Region. They also spoke about list of Polish universities recognized by the ministry. 


  • Meeting with KRG Minister of Education

    Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland met with KRG Minister of Education Alan Hama Saeed, the topics discussed included, among others, Polish-Kurdish cooperation on the reform of vocational education in Kurdistan Region and scholarship programmes, which Kurdish students can benefit from. 

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Kurdistan News
  • Kurdistan Region president visited Jordan and met with King Abdulla II

    On June 23, President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, paid a visit to Jordan, where he met with King Abdullah II as well as Jordan’s prime minister and minister of foreign Affairs.

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  • Kurdistan Region President visited United Arab Emirates

    On June 12, president of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani visited United Arab Emirates where he met with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. 

    The talks focused on: strengthening bilateral economic cooperation, the situation in Iraq in the context of this year’s parliamentary elections and the constant threat posed by ISIS, the fight against terrorism, as well as humanitarian aid for refugees in camps in the Kurdistan Region. President Barzani especially thanked the Emirates for donating vaccines for refugees.

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  • Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region visited Greece

    On June 11, KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani visited Greece and met with Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. 

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  • Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region visited Belgium

    On June 9-10, the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region Masrour Barzani visited Belgium, where he held meetings with Prime Minister Alexander de Croo, Foreign Affairs Minister Sophie Willems, and the President of Flanders Jean Jambon.

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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