Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 12 AUG 2020 23:20 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 25 NOV 2019 22:34
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani visits women’s centre on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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.

Prime Minister Barzani joined women and groups across the country in taking a stand against gender-based violence and affirmed the Kurdistan Regional Government’s commitment to protecting and empowering women.

Accompanied by Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Kwestan Mohammed, the Prime Minister sat with victims and activists as they shared their experiences and emphasised the need for the eradication of violence against women and girls.

Highlighting ongoing efforts by the new government, Prime Minister Barzani stated the Kurdistan Region should continue to strive for a brighter future free of all violence. He lent his voice to calling for greater support of women’s rights and to ensuring their safety.

Prime Minister Barzani reiterated the Kurdistan Regional Government’s role as an ally and partner in the fight to protect, enable, and empower women.




Prime Minister Masrour Barzani lays foundation stone of food industry zone in Duhok
MON, 20 JUL 2020 22:51

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday laid the foundation stone of a food industry zone in Duhok.

 
Head of DFR meets with Iran’s new Consul General in Slemani
MON, 20 JUL 2020 22:16

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) on Sunday met with Mr Mehdi Shushtari, newly appointed Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Slemani.

 
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Iranian Foreign Minister
SUN, 19 JUL 2020 23:54

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received on Monday Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, to discuss regional developments and bilateral relations.

 

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee meets with Charge d'affairs of the Embassy of Indonesia in Iraq

SUN, 9 AUG 2020 22:34

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Minister of Foreign Relations Safeen Dizayee met on Sunday Mr. Harryansah Khairul, the Charge d'affairs of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Iraq and his accompanying delegation at the Department.

 

In presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Head of DFR, Mr. Daban Shadala assumes his role as Deputy Head of DFR

SUN, 9 AUG 2020 20:21

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – In a ceremony at the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday, Mr. Daban Shadala, the former KRG’s Representation in Spain started his duty as the Deputy Head of DFR.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee discusses ways to help Yazidis, Christians and other communities to recover and improve their lives, during webcast discussion

SAT, 8 AUG 2020 19:14

The webcast was moderated by Associate Professor of Sociology, American University in Cairo, and 2019 Visiting Professor at the Middle East Initiative of Harvard University, Amy Austin Holmes, and introduced by Ms Merissa Khurma, Project Director-Middle East Special Initiatives at Woodrow Wilson Center.


Head of DFR receives incoming Head of Japan’s Consular Office in the Kurdistan Region

WED, 22 JUL 2020 09:35

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) received on Tuesday the newly appointed Japanese Head of Consular Office in the Kurdistan Region, Nagayama Youshiko.