Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
FRI, 16 NOV 2018 00:32 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: SUN, 1 JUL 2018 11:04
Assistant Head of DFR welcomes Consul General of Netherlands and a delegation from the Wageningen University

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Siham Mamand, Assistant Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations welcomed the Consul General of the Netherlands to Erbil, Janet Alberda and her accompanying delegation , Wouter Wolters and Youri Dijkxhoorn,, senior researchers at the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands.

At the beginning of the meeting, Siham Mamand welcomed the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and thanked the accompanying delegation for bringing technical expertise and support to program planning, operations and capacity development of food production and the agricultural sector in the region. She also emphasized on the importance of the agricultural sector and research in Kurdistan Region, as the region has suitable environmental conditions to make soil utilization decisions of agriculture and investment of food production.

Assistant Head of DFR also pointed out that the policies of the Kurdistan Regional Government seek attention in the development of the economic infrastructure to rely on the local food products in the future. The need to benefit from the expertise of these specialists and inviting them to share their experiences with the relevant authorities in the Kurdistan Region and in particular with the university sectors and the Ministry of Agriculture and water resources, were also highlighted.

Wouter Wolters in return thanked the Department of Foreign Relations and the Kurdistan Regional Government for addressing this issue and their proposed action plan for environmental and agriculture. He stressed that the objective of the visit to the Kurdistan Region is to share the their knowledge with experts on the ground adding that they intend to visit the Kurdistan Region again to implement projects and encourage the Kurdistan Region in the development of their agricultural sector and investment in food production.

The meeting concluded with both sides reaffirming their commitment to the cause and ensuring that the important steps needed to follow this this through is to collaborate and involve both sides in defining the terms of future partnership.

 




Head of DFR meets with Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs delegation
TUE, 6 NOV 2018 23:50

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – A delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia headed by Judha Nugraha visited the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and was received by the Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa to discuss means of enhancing the activities of the Republic of Indonesia in the Kurdistan Region.

 
Head of DFR and Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran discuss recent developments and ways to boost ties
WED, 31 OCT 2018 14:19

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – The Head of the Foreign Relations Department of Kurdistan Regional Government Minister Falah Mustafa received Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Kurdistan Region, Morteza Ebadi and his accompanying delegation, and discussed strengthening bilateral, mutual cooperation, and the recent political developments in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq and beyond.

 
Falah Mustafa receives Maksim Maksimov, Russian Ambassador to Iraq
TUE, 30 OCT 2018 14:28

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) –The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa and Assistant Head, Siham Mamand received the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Iraq, Maksim Maksimov, accompanied by Russian Consul General to Kurdistan Region, Viktor Simakov. The two sides discussed the latest Kurdistan Region and Iraq political developments, updated on post-KRG parliamentary elections, the formation of the Erbil and Baghdad governments and Erbil-Baghdad relations.

 

 

Prime Minister Barzani receives the head of Samaritan's Purse organisation

TUE, 13 NOV 2018 23:58

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Franklin Graham, President of the international humanitarian organization, Samaritan's Purse and his accompanying delegation.

 

Head of DFR participates at the Vienna Diplomatic Academy 2018 discussion on “Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and the Middle East”

TUE, 13 NOV 2018 14:14

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – During his working visit to Austria on 8 November 2018, Minister Falah Mustafa the Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) participated, as a keynote speaker, in the discussion panel of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. This year’s discussion highlighted the political developments and issues related to the Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and the Middle East.

 

Head of DFR and Belgian Ambassador to discuss a number of topics of mutual interest

TUE, 13 NOV 2018 10:29

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG DFR) along with the Assistant Head, Siham Mamand received Belgian Ambassador to Iraq and Jordan Hendrik Van de Velde and his accompanying delegation to discuss recent political developments in Kurdistan Region and beyond, bilateral relations and means to promote them.

 

Prime Minister Barzani receives Belgian Ambassador

MON, 12 NOV 2018 08:53

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Belgium’s Ambassador to Iraq and Jordan Hendrik Van de Velde and his accompanying delegation.