Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 20 AUG 2019 19:52 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 31 JUL 2019 22:37
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Netherlands Ambassador to Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received a delegation from the Netherlands led by the Ambassador to Iraq, Matthijs Wolters.

The Ambassador stated that the Netherlands is fully committed to supporting the security of the Kurdistan region as part of the US-led Coalition against Islamic State. He outlined proposals to work with partners including the UK, Germany and US to support the reform of the Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs. The Prime Minister welcomed the Ambassador’s comments, stating that the new government has a clear plan in place to integrate, modernise and strengthen the armed forces.

The Ambassador went on to emphasise the Netherlands’ interest in investment opportunities in the Kurdistan region, in particular in the agriculture sector. The Prime Minister noted in response that economic diversification was a key focus for the new government, with agriculture a priority sector. In this regard, the Prime Minister welcomed the support of international partners, noting that foreign investment was crucial to supporting the diversification process.




Prime Minister Barzani receives Poland’s Undersecretary of State
TUE, 30 JUL 2019 23:27

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received Poland's Undersecretary of State for Economic Diplomacy, Development Cooperation, Asia, Africa and the Middle East Policy, Maciej Lang and his delegation in Erbil.

 
Summary of the Kurdistan Region Council of Ministers meeting
TUE, 30 JUL 2019 19:22

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV-KRD) - Presided over by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, Kurdistan Region’s Council of Ministers convened on Tuesday, 30 July 2019.

 
Kurdistan Region and Sri Lanka to develop bilateral cooperation
TUE, 30 JUL 2019 13:22

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee on 26th July met with Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Iraq, Major General Niranjan Asoka Ranasinghe.

 

 

Head of DFR and Germany’s Consul General discuss mechanism for strengthening bilateral relations

THU, 8 AUG 2019 13:48

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee on 7th July met Germany’s Consul General Ms. Barbara Wolf and her delegation. Ms. Wolf introduced the new German Deputy Consul General Mr. Sven Krauspe, and they explored ways to strengthen the partnership between both countries.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee receives new Iranian Consul General in Erbil

MON, 5 AUG 2019 22:17

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations met on Monday 5th August Mr Nasrollah Rashnoudi, the new Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Kurdistan Region and his delegation.

 

Palestinian Consul General to Kurdistan Region visits DFR

MON, 5 AUG 2019 16:20

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Palestinian Consul General, Ambassador Nazmi Hazuri to Kurdistan Region on Monday visited KRG Department of Foreign Relations and was received by Head of DFR, Minister Safeen Dizayee.

 

Prime Minister Barzani Receives U.S. Military Delegation

WED, 31 JUL 2019 23:40

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received a U.S. military delegation led by the Chief of the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq (OSC-I), Brigadier General Gregory Kreuder.