Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 30 MAR 2020 22:07 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: TUE, 23 JUL 2019 10:55
Safeen Dizayee takes office as the New Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – In a meeting with the senior Kurdistan Regional Government officials at the KRG Department of Foreign Relations on Sunday 21 July, Minister Safeen Dizayee assumed office as the new Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, taking over from former Minister and Head of DFR, Falah Mustafa.

The meeting included Shaban Shaban Chali, Chief of staff to the Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, Dr. Omed Sabah, Chief of staff to the Council of Ministers, and Dr. Amanj Raheem, Secretary of the Council of Ministers, Ms. Siham Mamand, Assistant Head of DFR, and DFR’s senior advisors and directors.

Falah Mustafa, former Minister and Head of DFR, congratulated the attendees on joining the new government and thanked all the associates who have stood by him over the past 13 years. He congratulated Minister Safeen Dizayee on taking office as the new Head of the KRG DFR, and wished him success in serving the people.

Minister Dizayee commended Falah Mustafa’s many achievements over years of service to the people and government of Kurdistan and his success in strengthening relations between the KRG and foreign governments during his tenure. He asked the DFR staff to draw up appropriate plans for expanding the KRG’s foreign relations.

 




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