Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 12 NOV 2019 00:02 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: SUN, 29 SEP 2019 21:09
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets with the Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Erbil

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received the Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Erbil, Ni-Ruchi.

The Consul-General acknowledged that new economic opportunities are arising between the Kurdistan Region and The People’s Republic of China as bilateral relations improve. He stressed his country’s interest in the region as a preferred destination for investors.

The Consul-General indicated that his office will support companies from the People’s Republic of China looking to invest in the Kurdistan Region.

The Consul-General also highlighted that major oil and infrastructure projects, agreed between the government of the People’s Republic of China and the Federal Government of Iraq during Prime Minister Adil Abdel Mahdi’s recent visit to Beijing, are focused in the Kurdistan Region.

Prime Minister Barzani updated the Consul-General on the Kurdistan Regional Government’s progress on financial reform and economic diversification. He affirmed that the Kurdistan Region is open to investors from across the world.

During the meeting, the two officials also announced the opening of a Chinese language centre at the University of Salahaddin in Erbil and a sister Kurdish language centre to be hosted in Beijing’s Peking University.

 




Ministry of Interior and KRG Department of Foreign Relations hold joint meeting with the diplomats and donor countries in Kurdistan on recent events in Syria
THU, 17 OCT 2019 11:40

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – The Department of Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Regional Government, the Ministry of Interior and its Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC) held a joint meeting with foreign diplomats and donor countries in Kurdistan Region, on 15 October, on the events in northeastern Syria and its impact on the humanitarian and security situation in the Region.

 
KRG Statement on developments in Northeastern Syria
TUE, 8 OCT 2019 22:21

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Regional Government is deeply concerned by the United States’ decision to withdraw from the safe zone in northeastern Syria and by reports of a potential unilateral military operation by Turkey. The government calls on Turkey, as a member of the Global Coalition, to avoid any initiative that would undermine the progress made against ISIS, including jeopardising the secure detention of terrorist fighters.

 
Minister Safeen Dizayee meets with Korean Ambassador to Iraq
TUE, 1 OCT 2019 21:11

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations received on 1st October South Korean Ambassador Jang Kyung-wook to Iraq, accompanied by Consul General CHOI-Kwang Jin in Erbil.

 

 

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.


Prime Minister Masrour Barzani Meets With the German Ambassador to Iraq

MON, 28 OCT 2019 19:58

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received the German Ambassador to Iraq, Ole Diehl, and German Consul-General in Erbil, Barbara Wolf.

 

A Statement from Kurdistan Region Presidency

MON, 21 OCT 2019 23:45

The US-led coalition forces have played a major role in protecting and assisting the people of the Kurdistan Region, starting from establishing no-fly zone in 1991, toppling the Ba’ath regime in 2003, to defeating ISIS terror group in the past few years.