Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
THU, 21 MAR 2019 15:35 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 5 DEC 2018 13:38
Romanian Consular Office hosts National Day and Great Union Day celebration of the Republic of Romania in Erbil

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.

The opening speech was delivered by the Head of the Consular Office of the Republic of Romania in Erbil, Andrei Stanescu where he welcomed guests and congratulated the people and friends of Romania.

 

Iacob Prada, Ambassador of Romania to Iraq delivered a statement and highlighted the historical event that took place on the 1st of December 1918, when the Romanian province, Transylvania, decided to join to the other two parts - Moldova and Muntenia, and establish the modern state of Romania.

The Ambassador of Romania to Iraq talked about the Kurdistan Region and Iraq and said that the efforts and sacrifices of the Iraqi Military, Peshmerga forces, and security members will not be forgotten and deserves the appreciation and full support from people all over the world. He also expressed the willingness of his country to assist in rebuilding Iraqi society, promoting traditional cooperation in education and a culture based on democratic principles.

 

The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Falah Mustafa gave a speech on behalf of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and congratulated the people and government of Romania on the centennial anniversary of their Great Union Day. Declaring the Kurdistan Region’s appreciation for the support of its international partners despite the hardships endured throughout recent years. The Head of DFR thanked the Republic of Romania for providing humanitarian and military assistance during the war against ISIS, and said: “Kurdistan Region stands committed to bolstering relations with its partners in the international community”.

 

With regards to the recent political developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq, Minister Mustafa stated that after a successful process of Parliamentary elections and forming the next governments of Erbil and Baghdad, the KRG looks forward to working with all of its neighbors and partners in securing a brighter future for all who reside in the Region.

To conclude, Minister Mustafa expressed his hope of strengthening cooperation and promoting development between the Kurdistan Region and Romania through mutually beneficial initiatives from the private and public sectors in areas such as education, investment, and development.

 




Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa receives Turkish Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
SUN, 17 MAR 2019 16:35

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa received a high-level Turkish delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sedat Önal on 13th March 2019 and discussed bilateral developments and manifold of issues including Erbil-Baghdad ties and the process of  forming a new KRG cabinet.

 
New Korean Consul General assumes office in the Kurdistan Region
TUE, 12 MAR 2019 22:26

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa received the newly appointed Consul General of the Republic of Korea to the Kurdistan Region, CHOI Kwang Jin on 10th March 2019.

 
Head of DFR welcomes the new Consul General of the Russian Federation in the Kurdistan Region
TUE, 12 MAR 2019 22:14

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – The new Consul General of the Russian Federation to the Kurdistan Region, Oleg Levin visited the KRG Department of Foreign Relations and were received by the Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa on the occasion of his appointment of office in Erbil on 10th March 2019.

 

 


 

KRG UK Representative participates in a panel session on a range of issues including the political, security and economic developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq hosts by APPG Kurdistan

MON, 18 MAR 2019 21:08

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – The Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Kurdistan Region, Mr Jack Lopresti MP held a parliamentary briefing for the Kurdistan High Representative to the United Kingdom, Karwan Jamal Tahir, and Iraqi Deputy Ambassador to the UK, Nazar Mirjan with the Minister of State for International Development and Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP to address the members of UK Parliament on a broad range of matters, including the political, security and economic developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

 

KRG UK Representation and KMP launch Kurdistan Memory Programme and Commemorate the Kurdish Genocides and chemical attack on Halabja at BAFTA

MON, 18 MAR 2019 20:14

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) at the heart of London’s West End became home to the launching of the Kurdistan Memory Programme (KMP) and screening of the UK premiere documentary film ‘One Yazidi Family vs. ISIS’, directed and produced by Gwynne Roberts following its debut screening at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.


A delegation from the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) visits DFR

MON, 18 MAR 2019 20:06

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – A delegation from the Consulate of the Republic of Italy and the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) visited the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and were received by the Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa on 17 March 2019.

 

Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa to join Diplomatic Corps in the 31st commemoration of chemical attack on Halabja

SUN, 17 MAR 2019 16:37

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa along with the head of foreign missions in the Kurdistan Region participated in the commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the chemical attack on Halabja organized by Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal affairs and Halabja governorate.