Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 14 DEC 2019 19:29 Erbil, GMT +3
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 19:29:18

Weather

The best time to visit the Kurdistan Region is in the spring months of March and April. This is the time of year that the hills and plains are green from the winter rains, water flows freely in the streams and the temperature is pleasantly warm in the day and cool at night. 

October and November are also nice months for sightseeing or spending time out of doors.  Beautiful temperatures and almost constant cloudless skies make the days very pleasant even without the greenery of spring.

Summer months (May-September) are very hot and dry, especially on the Erbil Plain, often reaching temperatures as high as 50 degrees Celsius. It is slightly cooler in the evenings and in the mountainous regions around Duhok and Suleimaniah.

The winter months can be cool with rain and some snowfall in the plains and with heavy snow and ice in the mountains.

 


Minister Safeen Dizayee holds round table with EU countries’ diplomats in Erbil

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 06:40:41

Minister Safeen Dizayee, the Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, on 8 December held a round table meeting with the diplomatic missions of the European Union countries in the Kurdistan Region. The EU diplomats were headed by Mr Vincent-Guillaume Poupeau, the Head of the EU Liaison Office in Erbil, with the Consul Generals of Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Bulgaria, and Deputy Consul General of France.

 

Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Safeen Dizayee: Iraqi Constitution not the cause of problems

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 06:33:33

On Friday, Kurdistan 24 spoke with Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Foreign Relations Department of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), at the end of his week-long visit to Washington, his first such trip in that capacity. This is part one of the interview.

 

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani visits women’s centre on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 19:34:03

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today visited a women’s centre which offers shelter and support to victims of violence and domestic abuse.