Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 20 FEB 2019 19:15 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 26 SEP 2018 11:49
Head of DFR attends National Day Reception of the People’s Republic of China in Erbil

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the Foreign Relations Department, Minister Falah Mustafa, on behalf of the Kurdistan Regional Government attended an invitation, the National Day reception celebrating the 69th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China alongside other KRG Officials, Parliamentarians, Diplomats and Representatives of Political Parties held by the Chinese Consulate General in Erbil on 23 September 2018.

The Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Erbil, Ni Ruchi presented the opening speech ceremony where he welcomed guests and expressed his sincere gratitude and respect to the friends of the Kurdistan Region for its significant support for the Chinese Consulate General, and said “I have exchanged in-depth views on many issues with the people and the leaders of Kurdistan where I feel their high expectation to strengthen cooperation with China in various fields”.

“China continues to pursue deeper ties with the Kurdistan Region in all areas and encourages and supports capable and reputable Chinese companies to come to this Region to participate in the post-war reconstruction,” said Ni Ruchi, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Erbil. “We believe that the KRG and the Kurdish people will overcome the current economic and financial difficulties, and become a Region with a bright future.”

 

Minister Mustafa, Head of the KRG Foreign Relations Department, on behalf of Kurdistan Regional Government delivered a speech and Congratulated Chinese friends on the occasion of the 69th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Minister Mustafa also stated that the as a result of an open-door policy, the KRG today enjoys excellent relations with China and with a significant number of countries from all four corners of the world.

Minister Mustafa also touched upon the recent political situations in Kurdistan Region, upcoming Kurdistan Parliamentary elections due to take place on 30 September 2018, and the formation of the next Iraqi Federal government and said that the aim of the Kurdistan Region is to bring security and stability to all of Iraq, to build a diverse and resilient economy, and to have a government that truly represents all the people of Iraq equally. In addition, he stressed that the KRG remains committed to further developing Chinese-Kurdish relations and to continue cooperation between the two governments.




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SAT, 9 FEB 2019 20:11

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Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa receives UNHCR Representative to Iraq
SAT, 9 FEB 2019 08:30

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa received the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative to Iraq, Bruno Geddo on Thursday (February 7, 2019),  to discuss a range of issues concerning the current situation.

 
Prime Minister Barzani meets visiting Italian Prime Minister Conte
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KRG Representative to Poland meets with the Marshal of Mazowieckie Voivodeship

WED, 13 FEB 2019 10:16

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Representative in Poland, Ziyad Raoof met with Adam Struzik, Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, which is the biggest among 16 Polish voivodeships and its capital Warsaw is also the capital of Poland on ( 11th February 2019)

 

DFR Minister receives the Spanish Ambassador to Iraq to discuss recent political developments and issues of common interest

TUE, 12 FEB 2019 11:45

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa met with the Ambassador of Spain to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann and his accompanying delegation on 9 February 2019.

 

UNHCR organizes workshop on “enhancing the protection space for refugees and asylum seekers in the Kurdistan Region”

SAT, 9 FEB 2019 20:16

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Iran celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution

SAT, 9 FEB 2019 20:15

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa and a number of government officials, political parties and members of parliaments attended the ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution of the Islamic Republic of Iran hosted by the Iranian Consulate General in Erbil.