Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SUN, 9 AUG 2020 02:17 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: FRI, 13 DEC 2019 12:53
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets diplomatic representatives in Kurdistan Region

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani on Wednesday convened a meeting to provide a year-end update to consuls, representatives, and diplomats in the Kurdistan Region.

Prime Minister Barzani expressed his gratitude to the foreign envoys for their unwavering support throughout the year, which has been marked by hardship as well as resilience and optimism.

As the new year approaches, Prime Minister Barzani shared his hopes for a brighter future for the Kurdistan Region. He noted that efforts towards a positive and meaningful agreement with the federal government of Iraq would continue in the best interests of all people in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

Highlighting the KRG’s ambitious reform programme, Prime Minister Barzani emphasised the government’s plan to modernise and diversify the economy of the Kurdistan Region, in turn bolstering trade and investment across the region.

The Prime Minister reaffirmed the KRG’s commitment to peace and security. He welcomed the support of the international community to the Kurdistan Region and the Peshmerga forces in helping to combat security threats, including the re-emergence of ISIS. Prime Minister Barzani thanked the representatives for their assistance to the KRG and to the people of the Kurdistan Region in hosting more than 1.1 million displaced people and refugees.

Prime Minister Barzani wished the foreign envoys a merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year.

 




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 takes part in panel discussion on the impact of conflict on Kurds in Syria and Iraq
SAT, 18 JUL 2020 14:54

Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) spoke on Friday, July 17 in a virtual panel discussion titled The Impact of Deadly Conflict on Kurds in Syria and Iraq.

 
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian
FRI, 17 JUL 2020 23:47

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received today French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss bilateral relations and regional developments.


 

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.

 


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.