Ziyad Raoof at the Asian Congress in Torun

On May 18-19 an international political-scientific conference “Asian Congress” was held in Toruń. KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof was one of the honorary guests and spoke at the opening session

In his speech he pointed out that Kurdistan is experiencing a landmark moment in history. He announced that an independent referendum will be held in the autumn. KRG Representative explained precisely why the Kurds decided to take this step.

In the event participated representatives of Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, many ambassadors of Asian countries, president of Torun, Marshal of Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region, as well as academic circles.

On the second day of the Congress the Kurdish Day took place. Numerous audience members listened to Ziyad Raoof’s lecture, watched a photo shoot, screening of Kurdish films and listened to the symphonies of prominent Kurdish composer Dlshad Said.