Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 17 DEC 2018 16:54 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRP.org DFR publication date: SAT, 10 OCT 2009 10:52
President Barzani Receives Danielle Mitterrand

Danielle Mitterrand, a long-time Kurdish friend and the widow of François Mitterrand
Salahaddin, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRP.org) – Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani today received Danielle Mitterrand, a long-time Kurdish friend and the widow of François Mitterrand and president of the foundation France Libertés Fondation Danielle Mitterrand.

On Tuesday, Mrs. Mitterrand attended a session of the recently-inaugurated Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament. In remarks to the session, she urged all parliamentary factions to be united in facing the various challenges facing the Kurdistan Region. She also talked about her experiences with the Iraqi Kurds since 1991 when she visited the Region through Iran.

“There are now several Western consulate offices in your Region. Your government could also try to open diplomatic and cultural offices in these countries and use this opportunity to establish strong relations and make more friends,” she remarked.

Mrs. Mitterrand, a long time supporter and champion of Kurdish rights, is visiting the Kurdistan Region on an official invitation by President Barzani. She is also here to open two French-language schools in the cities of Erbil and Sulaimaniya.



Prime Minister Barzani receives British Ambassador
MON, 10 DEC 2018 12:50

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received British Ambassador to Iraq Jon Wilks, Lord Francis Maude, and British Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Martin Warr.

 
Head of DFR, Norway Chargé D’affaires discuss measures to increase cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and Norway
SUN, 9 DEC 2018 11:00

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Counsellor and Chargé D’affaires of Norway, Roar Haugsdal visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and was received by the Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa and the Assistant Head, Siham Mamand.

 
Head of DFR and Indian Consul General discuss promoting further cooperation
SUN, 9 DEC 2018 10:48

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Falah Mustafa, the Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) received the Consul General of the Republic of India, Chandramouli Kumar and confirmed the determination of the KRG to develop a comprehensive partnership and mutual interest with the Republic of India. The Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand was also in attendance.

 

 

Swedish Embassy Office in the Kurdistan Region celebrates a Winter Reception in Erbil

MON, 17 DEC 2018 14:32

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The Embassy Office of the Kingdom of Sweden hosted a Winter Reception on the 12th December 2018 in Erbil,  In attendance were senior KRG officials, members of Parliament, governors, representatives of political parties, the Ambassador of Sweden to Iraq, Pontus Melander, and Deputy Head of Mission in Erbil, Mahyad Tavakoli.

 

KRG UK Representation to organize an event for the Kurdistan trade delegation

MON, 17 DEC 2018 12:17

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The KRG UK Representation and the British Expertise International (BEI) organized an event for the Kurdistan Chambers of Commerce delegation led by Dara Jalil Khayat, Head of the Federation of Kurdistan Chambers of Commerce. The delegation composed of the Head of Erbil Chamber of Commerce, Dara Jalil Khayat, Head of Sulaymaniyah Chamber of Commerce, Sirwan Muhamad, and Head of Duhok Chamber of Commerce, Ayad Abdulhalim in London.

 

Introductory meeting between New Egyptian Consul to Kurdistan Region and DFR Head, Falah Mustafa

TUE, 11 DEC 2018 19:25

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The new Consul of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Kurdistan Region, Ambassador Ahmed Jihad Hares visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and was received by Falah Mustafa, Head of DFR, and Siham Mamand, the Assistant Head and discussed current political developments, efforts to form the new KRG government and Erbil-Baghdad ties.

 

Poland’s Minister for Humanitarian Affairs visits Kurdistan Region and met with the KRG Officials

MON, 10 DEC 2018 22:55

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Beata Kempa, Poland’s Minister for Humanitarian Aid visited the Kurdistan Region and was received by the Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa, the Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand, and the Governor of the Erbil, Nawzad Hadi, accompanied by the KRG Representative to Poland, Ziyad Raoof.