Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
THU, 23 MAY 2019 08:27 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: SUN, 21 APR 2019 22:59
Minister Falah Mustafa and Dutch delegation focused on institutions, agriculture and food processing in Kurdistan

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on Thursday, April 18 met a delegation from the Kingdom of Netherlands with the aim of furthering cooperation and exchanging views on the current developments and opportunities in Kurdistan.

The delegation was composed of Mr. Hashi Abdullahi, Policy Coordinator at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Inclusive Green Growth, Ms. Melanne Rouw, Program Advisor, Sustainable Development Goals, at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, accompanied by Mr. Willem Nicolaas Cosijn, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kurdistan.

Minister Mustafa, Head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR),  briefed the Dutch delegation on Kurdistan's recent political developments and efforts to form the next KRG cabinet. He expressed the KRG's willingness to enhance bilateral ties with the Netherlands in many areas, including agriculture, food security and the environment.

The Dutch delegation said that they are visiting the Kurdistan Region to look more closely at the agriculture sector and finding practical ways to cooperate and reiterated their country’s desire to work closely with KRG to focus on the institutions, agriculture and food processing sector in the Region.


 




Minister Falah Mustafa meets Japan’s Head of Consular Office, Mr. Katsumi Moriyasu
SUN, 19 MAY 2019 22:57

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – in the course of round meetings on Saturday, May 18th with the diplomatic missions in Kurdistan Region, Minister Falah Mustafa met with Mr. Katsumi Moriyasu, Head of the Consular Office of Japan in Erbil.

 
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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – The United States’ Consul General to Kurdistan Region, Mr. Steven Fagin and his accompanying delegation visited the KRG Department of Foreign Relations and were received by Minister Falah Mustafa on Saturday, May 18th.

 

 

Falah Mustafa meets Canada Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Director for Iraq and Syria

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Minister Falah Mustafa meets with outgoing Deputy Head of IOM Iraq Mission

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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received Ms. Barbara Rijks, Deputy Head of the United Nations’ International Organization for Migration (IOM) on the occasion of the completion of her tour of duty on May 20th.

 

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