Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
THU, 23 JAN 2020 01:32 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.




KRG discusses the latest developments in Iraq and the Middle East
WED, 8 JAN 2020 20:30

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani today chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss the latest developments in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and the Middle East.

 
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets Canadian Ambassador to Iraq
MON, 16 DEC 2019 20:55

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received Canada’s newly appointed ambassador to Iraq, Ulric Shannon.

 

 
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani congratulates UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his election victory
SAT, 14 DEC 2019 22:52

Eebil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - On behalf of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today congratulated Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson on securing a historic election victory.

 

 

Minister Dizayee and DFR officials meet with Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker and the Relations and Kurdish Diaspora Committee

MON, 20 JAN 2020 13:09

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – A delegation from the KRG Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) headed by Minister Safeen Dizayee visited the Kurdistan Parliament on 19 January and met with the Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami and the Relations and Kurdish Diaspora Committee headed by the chair, Dr Rebwar Babkayi.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee meets with Spain’s Ambassador to Iraq

MON, 20 JAN 2020 12:03

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, received on 19 January Spain’s Ambassador to Iraq, H.E. Hansi Escobar, and Mr Dawed Sardar Jaff, Spain’s Honorary Consul in Kurdistan Region, to discuss the latest political developments in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq and across the region.

 

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets with Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq

MON, 13 JAN 2020 17:56

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.

 

Readout of PM call with the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Andrew Murrison

WED, 8 JAN 2020 23:32

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received a telephone call from the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Andrew Murrison.