Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 17 DEC 2018 04:00 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: TUE, 13 NOV 2018 23:58
Prime Minister Barzani receives the head of Samaritan's Purse organisation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Franklin Graham, President of the international humanitarian organization, Samaritan's Purse and his accompanying delegation.

Mr. Graham thanked the people and government of the Kurdistan Region for receiving and hosting a large number of internally displaced persons and refugees and providing them with necessary assistance and services.

He praised the role of the Kurdistan Peshmerga forces in the fight against terrorism and protecting all communities.

He highlighted Samaritan's Purse’s assistance to displaced persons. He also stressed the need for Christians to remain in Iraq as an important section of Iraqi society.

Prime Minister Barzani thanked Samaritan's Purse for its efforts in delivering assistance to displaced people.

He stated that the Kurdistan Region has taken all necessary steps to host and protect internally displaced persons and refugees as part of its culture of religious and ethnic coexistence. He emphasized that the Kurdistan Regional Government will continue to pursue this policy.

He also called upon the international community to support the Kurdistan Region to further promote the culture of coexistence in all Iraq.

The situation of the region in general and issues related to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region were also discussed.




Head of DFR and Indian Consul General discuss promoting further cooperation
SUN, 9 DEC 2018 10:48

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Falah Mustafa, the Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) received the Consul General of the Republic of India, Chandramouli Kumar and confirmed the determination of the KRG to develop a comprehensive partnership and mutual interest with the Republic of India. The Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand was also in attendance.

 
Romanian Consular Office hosts National Day and Great Union Day celebration of the Republic of Romania in Erbil
WED, 5 DEC 2018 13:38

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – On Monday, 4th December 2018 the Consulate Office of the Republic of Romania in Erbil held a special ceremony on the occasion of the Centenary of the Romanian Great Union Day. , KRG officials, members of Parliament, representatives of foreign countries and a number of distinguished guests were in attendance.

 
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People celebrated in Erbil
MON, 3 DEC 2018 14:08

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – On 29 November 2018 the Consulate General of the Palestinian authority to the Kurdistan Region hosted a special celebration for the annual Palestinian People International Day of Solidarity. The event was attended by KRG officials, Members of Parliament, Diplomatic corps, a number of distinguished guests, and the Palestinian community.

 

 

Introductory meeting between New Egyptian Consul to Kurdistan Region and DFR Head, Falah Mustafa

TUE, 11 DEC 2018 19:25

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The new Consul of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Kurdistan Region, Ambassador Ahmed Jihad Hares visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and was received by Falah Mustafa, Head of DFR, and Siham Mamand, the Assistant Head and discussed current political developments, efforts to form the new KRG government and Erbil-Baghdad ties.

 

Poland’s Minister for Humanitarian Affairs visits Kurdistan Region and met with the KRG Officials

MON, 10 DEC 2018 22:55

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Beata Kempa, Poland’s Minister for Humanitarian Aid visited the Kurdistan Region and was received by the Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa, the Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand, and the Governor of the Erbil, Nawzad Hadi, accompanied by the KRG Representative to Poland, Ziyad Raoof.

 

Prime Minister Barzani receives British Ambassador

MON, 10 DEC 2018 12:50

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received British Ambassador to Iraq Jon Wilks, Lord Francis Maude, and British Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Martin Warr.

 

Head of DFR, Norway Chargé D’affaires discuss measures to increase cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and Norway

SUN, 9 DEC 2018 11:00

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Counsellor and Chargé D’affaires of Norway, Roar Haugsdal visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and was received by the Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa and the Assistant Head, Siham Mamand.