Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 20 NOV 2019 05:41 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: SAT, 6 JUL 2019 20:51
Minister Falah Mustafa welcomes South Korea high-level delegation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Minister Falah Mustafa on 3 July met with Mr. Han Byung-do, Special Advisor to the President of Korea for Foreign Affairs and his delegation on Wednesday.

Minister Mustafa, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), on behalf of the KRG warmly welcomed the delegation and said that their visit to Kurdistan is a good step in enhancing ties.

Minister Mustafa highlighted that South Korea is the true partner of the people and government of Kurdistan. The stationing of the Zaytun Division in Kurdistan Region under the motto “we are friends”, economic and cultural relations, many capacity-building visits and exchanges were all testimony to the great partnership.

Korean companies are in the energy and electricity sectors in Kurdistan, and the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has worked on many programmes.

Minister Mustafa asked that more Korean companies work and invest in Kurdistan for their mutual benefit and to learn from Korea’s economic success.

The President’s Special Advisor, Byung-do, on behalf of the President and Parliament of Korea reaffirmed strengthening relations with Kurdistan Region and working together in more areas.

Ms. Siham Mamand, Assistant Head of DFR and Mr. Choi Kwang-jin, Korean Consul General in Erbil also participated at the meeting.

KRG extends support for teachers and the families of martyrs
THU, 7 NOV 2019 09:57

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a meeting of the Kurdistan Regional Government to discuss the latest developments in Iraq, as well as key domestic priorities.

KRG Convenes to Discuss the Latest Developments in Iraq
WED, 30 OCT 2019 20:36

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the Kurdistan Regional Government to discuss the rapidly evolving situation in Iraq.

KRG Representation in Poland organizes the concert on the occasion of centenary of oriental studies at the Jagiellonian University
WED, 30 OCT 2019 20:33

On behalf of the authorities of the Jagiellonian University, prof. Barbara Michalak- Pikulska dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies took the voice. She thanked the KRG Representation for organizing the concert; she also thanked Ziyad Raoof for many years of cooperation with the Jagiellonian University, especially with the Faculty of Oriental Studies.


Minister Dizayee meets with senior US Administration officials on first day of Washington visit

TUE, 19 NOV 2019 08:15

Washington, DC, USA ( - Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Department of Foreign Relations, conducted a round of meetings on Monday with senior US Administration officials at the State Department and US Agency for International Development.


Head of Foreign Relations meets with Kurdish community in Washington DC area

MON, 18 NOV 2019 08:04

Fairfax, Virginia, USA ( -  On Sunday November 17, Minister Safeen  Dizayee, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, held a meeting with members of the Kurdish community in the Washington DC area to brief them on the priorities of the Kurdistan Regional Government, protests in Iraq, the humanitarian crisis in Syria, and the role of the diaspora.


Minister Dizayee meets with Chaldean, Yezidi and Kurdish community in Michigan

SUN, 17 NOV 2019 08:37

Detroit, Michigan, USA - Minister Safeen Dizayee today met with members of the Chaldean, Assyrian and Kurdish community in Michigan to update them on developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq, as well to reiterate the Kurdistan Regional Government’s commitment to protecting and promoting religious freedom and peaceful coexistence.


Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets with provincial leaders of the Kurdistan Region

TUE, 12 NOV 2019 22:55

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today met with the heads of the Kurdistan Region’s provincial councils.