Ziyad Raoof hosted new-year meeting for representatives of Polish media and think-tanks

On the occasion of the beginning of the new year Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative to Poland traditionally organized new year meeting in the seat of KRG Poland office for Polish media, think-tanks and research institutes. More than 30 journalist from TV, radio stations and newspapers as well as Middle East experts and analysts took part in the event.

The meeting started with the speech given by Ziyad Raoof. He thanked Polish journalists and analysts for articles, TV coverage’s and reports about Kurdish issues. KRG Representative particularly thanked those who visited Kurdistan. Ziyad Raoof noticed that thanks to their articles there is growing interest in Kurdish matters among Poles.

Ziyad Raoof reminded that KRG Poland is always open to cooperation with media and think-tanks and offers them up-to-date information from Kurdistan and assistance in case of travel to Kurdistan.

On the occasion of the new year meeting Ziyad Raoof familiarized guests with situation in Kurdistan among other told about progress in liberating Mosul, statistics with number of refugees  as well as relation between Erbil and Baghdad. KRG Representative also summed up the most important initiativesexecuted previous year by KRG Poland and presented plan for 2017.

After the speech Ziyad Raoof invited guests for refreshments, during which there has been continued unofficial talks. The meeting has already resulted in resulted in a few invitation for KRG Representative to the TV and radio interviews.


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