Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 22 APR 2019 09:57 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 6 FEB 2019 11:19
Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Assistant Secretary of Treasury

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Assistant Secretary of Treasury Marshall Billingslea and his accompanying delegation.

Assistant Secretary Billingslea welcomed improvements in the Kurdistan Region, especially in its economic infrastructure, government reforms, and the development of the private sector. He also expressed his country's readiness to assist the Kurdistan Region and Iraq to strengthen their economies and reform government institutions.

Prime Minister Barzani thanked the U.S. Government for its continual support to the Kurdistan Region. He said that progress on expanding the economy of the Kurdistan Region will add to the Iraqi economy. He highlighted that private sector expansion that attracts foreign investment enables friends to participate as partners  in the Region’s development.

Also discussed was the situation in the Region and coordination of the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Iraq federal government with the international coalition, especially the United States, to counter terrorism by curtailing the financial resources of terrorists.




Czech Republic aims to strengthen bilateral relations with Kurdistan
THU, 18 APR 2019 15:48

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on April 15, 2019, received the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, Mr. Martin Smolik.

 
Minister Falah Mustafa meets German state of Baden-Württemberg officials, headed by Minister of Science
THU, 18 APR 2019 11:45

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – A high-level delegation from the German state of Baden-Württemberg visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and met with Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the DFR.

 
Minister Falah Mustafa and Czech Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Smolik speak at launch of Czech Academic City in Erbil
THU, 18 APR 2019 11:40

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on April 15, 2019, participated in a ceremony to launch the Czech Academic City, together with the Czech Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. Martin Smolik, Consul General Mr. Michal Svoboda, and university heads and faculties. The launch was organized by Czech Technical University of Ostrava – VŠB.

 

 

Minister Falah Mustafa welcomes a delegation from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

SUN, 21 APR 2019 10:02

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa welcomed a delegation from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KSA) headed by Mr Gregor Jaecke, Head of the Foundation’s Syria and Iraq Office, and discussed research, strategic cooperation and the current political developments in Kurdistan and beyond.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa and International Crisis Group Senior Analyst discusses political and humanitarian developments

THU, 18 APR 2019 18:47

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on Wednesday met with Ms. Dareen Khalifa, Senior Analyst at the International Crisis Group, and discussed the post-conflict political and humanitarian situation in Kurdistan and Iraq.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa discusses sustainable development with the Smithsonian Institution

THU, 18 APR 2019 18:45

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on Wednesday met with a delegation from the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum, education and research complex, headed by Mr. John Davis, Provost the Under Secretary for Museums and Research at the Smithsonian Institution.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa and Qatari Charge D'Affaires discuss areas of cooperation

THU, 18 APR 2019 18:43

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received Mr. Hussein Ali al-Fadala, the Qatari Charge D'Affaires to Iraq, to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral relations, the current political developments and efforts to form the new KRG cabinet.