Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 29 JAN 2020 07:27 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: TUE, 23 JUL 2019 10:55
Safeen Dizayee takes office as the New Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – In a meeting with the senior Kurdistan Regional Government officials at the KRG Department of Foreign Relations on Sunday 21 July, Minister Safeen Dizayee assumed office as the new Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, taking over from former Minister and Head of DFR, Falah Mustafa.

The meeting included Shaban Shaban Chali, Chief of staff to the Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, Dr. Omed Sabah, Chief of staff to the Council of Ministers, and Dr. Amanj Raheem, Secretary of the Council of Ministers, Ms. Siham Mamand, Assistant Head of DFR, and DFR’s senior advisors and directors.

Falah Mustafa, former Minister and Head of DFR, congratulated the attendees on joining the new government and thanked all the associates who have stood by him over the past 13 years. He congratulated Minister Safeen Dizayee on taking office as the new Head of the KRG DFR, and wished him success in serving the people.

Minister Dizayee commended Falah Mustafa’s many achievements over years of service to the people and government of Kurdistan and his success in strengthening relations between the KRG and foreign governments during his tenure. He asked the DFR staff to draw up appropriate plans for expanding the KRG’s foreign relations.

 




Minister Safeen Dizayee Meets Separately with UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and UN Special Envoy for Syria at Davos 2020
WED, 22 JAN 2020 10:50

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – On the margins of the World Economic Forum (WEF2020), Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations met separately with the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and Geir O. Pedersen, the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria in Davos, Switzerland. During the meetings, the current political, security and humanitarian situation and developments in Iraq, Syria and the Middle East region were discussed, as well as enhancing of bilateral relations.

President Nechirvan Barzani and President Donald Trump discuss developments in Iraq and the region
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On Wednesday January 22, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani and President of the United States Donald Trump held a meeting in which they discussed the situation in Iraq as well as Kurdistan Region's relations with the United States.

 
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TUE, 21 JAN 2020 15:39

Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations along with other senior Kurdistan Region Presidency officials accompany H.E. Nechirvan Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region at the World Economic Forum (DAVOS 2020) where they will meet political and business leaders.

 


 

Minister Safeen Dizayee Attends India’s 71st Republic Day reception in Erbil

MON, 27 JAN 2020 14:37

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Minister Safeen Dizayee Meets Russian Federation Consul General Mr. Oleg Levin

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Prime Minister Masrour Barzani extends condolences to victims of earthquake in Turkey

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President Nechirvan Barzani meets the Secretary-General of the United Nations

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