KRG Poland News
  • Lubelskie Region is open to cooperation with Kurdistan Region

    On September 29, KRG Representative in Poland met in Lublin with Jarosław Stawiarski- marshal of Lubelskie Region. During the meeting, the possibilities of economic, scientific and cultural cooperation were discussed. Jarosław Stawiarski emphasized that he would be happy to host Kurdistani delegations at fairs, economic events and cultural festivals taking place in the Lubelskie Region, and he is also interested in participating in similar events in Kurdistan. Ziyad Raoof noted that the two regions had similarities, like cherishing multicultural heritage, and the key role of the agricultural sector in the economy.

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  • KRG Representative in Poland took part in International Asian Congress

    Ziyad Raoof the Representative of Kurdistan Regional Government in Poland was invited and took part in Asian Congress, 8th edition of that event was held on September 22-23 in Toruń. At this conference, the diplomatic corps, representatives of politics, business and academic community discussed the situation in Asia. This year’s edition was entitled: “Boundaries of the Politics: Reality, Strategies, Perspectives”.

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  • 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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Kurdistan News
  • French president visited Kurdistan Region

    On August 29, president of France Emmanuel Macron visited Kurdistan Region. After arrival on Erbil Airport he was welcomed by president Nechirvan Barzani. Both presidents held a meeting and later together participated in a press conference. 

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  • 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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Visit Kurdistan
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    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