Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 21 SEP 2019 06:14 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: TUE, 21 MAY 2019 11:12
Prime Minister Barzani meets Patriarch of Assyrian Church of the East

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Sliwa, and his accompanying delegation that included bishops from other countries.

The meeting was also attended by Kurdistan Regional Government ministers and officials.

Prime Minister Barzani congratulated the delegation on the occasion of the opening of the new church in Diana in the Soran district. He stated that the Kurdistan Region is proud of its culture of peaceful coexistence among its communities.

 

The delegation thanked Prime Minister Barzani and the institutions of the Kurdistan Regional Government for supporting their activities and for sheltering and protecting a large number of displaced people without discrimination. They commended the culture of coexistence in the Kurdistan Region.

Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the political situation in the region and the threat of the reemergence of ISIS. He hoped that security and stability will return to war devastated areas of Iraq and the displaced people will be able to go back to their places of origin.

He also stressed KRG’s continued support to their church and all other churches and religions in the Kurdistan Region.




Minister Dizayee and Chinese Consul General discuss means of enhancing ties and corporation between Kurdistan Region and China
TUE, 10 SEP 2019 23:16

Minister Dizayee highlighted the importance of economic, scientific, historical and cultural status and peaceful coexistence of China and thanked the Chinese Consulate General in Erbil for advancing bilateral relations between the two countries especially in the scientific and economic fields

New Head of Canada’s Embassy Office Ms Ashley Durec, starts her duties in Kurdistan Region
TUE, 10 SEP 2019 14:51

 Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Safeen Dizayee received Ms Ashley Durec, new Head of Canadian Embassy Office in Kurdista

Minister Dizayee meets Programme Manager at Dialogue Advisory Group for Iraq and Libya projects
TUE, 10 SEP 2019 14:37

Minister Safeen Dizayee Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations met on 10th September with Ms Lahib Higel, Programme Manager at Dialogue Advisory Group (DAG) for Iraq and Libya projects


 

President Barzani: Iraq and Kurdistan Need More Foreign Investment

THU, 12 SEP 2019 23:17

President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani stressed the importance of attracting more foreign investment to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region


New Head of the European Union's Liaison Office assumes office in Kurdistan Region

THU, 12 SEP 2019 16:48

Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations receives Mr Vincent Guillaume Poupeau, Head of the European Union's Liaison Office in Erbil on assuming his new post to the Kurdistan Region


Minister Dizayee meets Russian Federation Consul General in Kurdistan Region

THU, 12 SEP 2019 16:45

Russian Federation Consul General, Mr Oleg Levin to the Kurdistan Region visited KRG Department of Foreign Relations and was received by Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of DFR


Prime Minister Barzani chairs meeting to discuss government priorities

WED, 11 SEP 2019 19:44

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a meeting of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to discuss a range of key priorities