Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 17 JUL 2018 10:24 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: THU, 19 APR 2018 10:32
Head of DFR meets with Head of UNHCR in Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir, the Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, met with Head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iraq, Mr. Bruno Guido on 12 April 2018.

During the meeting, both sides underlined the importance of raising concerns about refugees and IDPs in Iraq and Kurdistan stressing means of improving their living conditions and restoring a sense of hope within them.

Minister Mustafa expressed his appreciation and gratitude to UNHCR for the assistance provided to Kurdistan Region, which alleviated a heavy burden on the KRG caused by war on terror and large waves of refugees and IDPs.

United Nations High Commissioner thanked people and Government of the Kurdistan Region for hosting large numbers of displaced persons and refugees in the Region, despite their impact and pressures leading to economic hardships. He also emphasized recent efforts of the High Commission to work on the return of the displaced communities,  back to their homes.

The meeting concluded by touching upon the latest political developments and the current situation in the Kurdistan Region, highlighting the progress of the talks between Erbil and Baghdad.

The meeting was also attended by the Assistant Head of the DFR, Ms. Siham Mamand.




Assistant Head of DFR bids farewell to outgoing Japanese Ambassador to Iraq
MON, 9 JUL 2018 11:39

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Upon the end of his tenure in the country, the Ambassador of Japan to Iraq, Fumio Iwai accompanied by the Head of the Consular Office of Japan in Erbil, Moriyasu Katsumi visited KRG Department of Foreign Relations and was received by the Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand Jabali.

 
Assistant Head of DFR receives Bangladeshi Ambassador to Iraq
MON, 9 JUL 2018 10:36

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – On 5 July 2018, Assistant Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Siham Mamand Jabali met with Abu Maksood Muhammed Farhad, the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Iraq.

 
German Consul General affirms strong ties with the Kurdistan Region on a farewell visit to DFR
FRI, 6 JUL 2018 10:52

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Consul General of Germany in Erbil, Kurt Georg Stockl-Stillfried paid a farewell visit to the KRG Department of Foreign Relations and was received by Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Jabali Mamand . For the past a year, Kurt Georg Stockl-Stillfried represented the Federal Republic of Germany in Kurdistan Region as Consul General.

 

 

Assistant Head of DFR receives new Consul General of the Netherlands to Kurdistan Region

MON, 16 JUL 2018 12:41

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Assistant Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of KRG, Siham Mamand, yesterday welcomed the new Consul General of the Netherlands to the Kurdistan Region, Willem Nicolaas Cosijn.

 

All-party parliamentary group (APPG) on Kurdistan Region holds its annual general meeting

SAT, 14 JUL 2018 22:56

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – The all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, which marks its eleventh anniversary this year, held its annual general meeting this week.

 
Prime Minister Barzani meets Prime Minister Rutte

WED, 11 JUL 2018 23:22

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met Dutch Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte, in The Hague.

 

Prime Minister Barzani attends President Erdogan’s inauguration ceremony

WED, 11 JUL 2018 10:37

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Upon invitation by President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani attended his inauguration ceremony in Ankara, alongside other world leaders.