KRG Poland News
  • Association of Global Solidarity increases support for children in refugee camps in Kurdistan Region

    Polish non-governmental organization “Association of Global Solidarity” has just announced continuation and extending program “restore hope- aid to children in Kurdistan”.

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  • Participation in the “Diplomeeting” and meetings with entrepreneurs interested in operating in Kurdistan

    On January 28, KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof attended “Diplomeeting”. This is annual event with presence of Polish state-authorities and foreign diplomats, organized by Polish Chamber of Commerce. This year, due to pandemic restrictions, the event was held in on-line mode. 

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  • Meeting with representatives of Polish Ministry of Education and Science

    On January 12, KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof had on-line meeting with Monika Poboży- head of the department of foreign relation in the Ministry Education and Science and Przemysław Skrodzki- deputy head of the department. 

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  • Hussein Alqaidi, head of Kidnapped Yazidi Rescue Office, awarded Polish Sergio Vieira De Mello Prize

    Villa Decius Association has just announced winners of seventeenth edition of Polish Sergio De Mello Prize. The award is given for persons and organization deserved in activity in support of protection and promotion of human rights, and peaceful coexistence and cooperation of societies, religions and cultures. In the category “person” the winner is Hussein Alqaidi. 

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Kurdistan News
  • Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister visited Kurdistan Region

    On March, 24, Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani and his accompanying delegation.

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  • Pope Francis visited Kurdistan Region

    From 5 to 8 March 2021 pope Francis visited Iraq. On Sunday, March 7, he arrived to Kurdistan Region. Pope was welcomed in the morning at Erbil International Airport by the highest KRG authorities. 

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  • Russian deputy minister of foreign relations visited Kurdistan

    On January 29, Mikhail Boghdanov visited Kurdistan Region. He is deputy minister of foreign relations and also the Russian president’s representative for Middle East and Africa. In Erbil Mr. Boghdanov met with the highest authorities: president Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, deputy prime minister Qubad Talabani and head of department of foreign relations Safeen Dizayee. 

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  • President of Kurdistan Region met with President of the United States

    Nechirvan Barzani and Donald Trump met on January 22 in Davos during annual World Economic Forum. They discussed energy cooperation, Erbil-Baghdad relations, developments in the Middle East and the danger of the resurgence of terrorism. 

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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