Ziyad Raoof at the international Asian Congress

May 15-16, in Torun took place International Asian Congress. It was 6th edition of this political, scientific and business event dedicated to Asian affairs. Another time among invited guest was Ziyad Raoof.

KRG Representative in Poland gave two speeches during the congress. On Wednesday, at the cooperation exchange panel and formal supper, he met with Polish entrepreneurs interested in expansion in Asian markets. Ziyad Raoof encouraged to invest in Kurdistan due to the good business cycle, he specified sectors of Kurdish economy where is a special interest in cooperation with foreign partners.

On Thursday Ziyad Raoof participated in main plenary session along with ambassadors of Thailand, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, South Korea and North Korea. Ziyad Raoof in his speech noted that the current situation in the Kurdistan Region is an example of the fact that in the conflicted Middle East there is still a chance of political resolution of disputes and pursuing a policy of good relations with all neighbors. KRG Representative mentioned a large number of high-rank foreign delegations visiting Kurdistan Region in recent months. He also spoke about a thaw in Erbil-Baghdad relations, however, he reminded that important issues remain to be solved in order to permanently establish good relations between the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. After the plenary session Ziyad Raoof gave the interview for the television ”Torun TV”.

Except for public session Asian Congress is a good opportunity to backstage meetings, KRG Representative met among others with: ambassadors, senators, Piotr Całbecki- Marshal of Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship and Michał Zalewski- President of the city of Torun.