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Favorable Atmosphere for Foreign Investments Now: Kurdistan PM

Favorable Atmosphere for Foreign Investments Now: Kurdistan PM

BAS News - 2019-05-16 14:03
ERBIL — The situation in Kurdistan Region has significantly improved to create a suitable atmosphere for foreign investments, said Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. “Security and stability in Kurdistan Region contribute to create the fav ...
Favorable Atmosphere for Foreign Investments Now: Kurdistan PM - BAS News

Nechirvan Barzani Met US Consul in Erbil

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met the US consul Steve Vagun in Erbil today, they discussed several matters in the Kurdistan Iraq particularly and the area in general. The political situation in Iraq and Kurdistan and the attempts ...

Five Candidates Approved for Kurdistan Presidential Race: Parliament

BAS News - 2019-05-19 13:41
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament announced the names of five candidates running for Kurdistan Region president. According to an official statement by the parliament, Nechirvan Barzani, the current prime minister of Kurdistan, is among the candidates. ...

PM Barzani, UK Envoy Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-15 21:24
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the British ambassador to Iraq Jon Wilks for talks on the political and security developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. The pair shed light on the affairs of the IDPs ...

Iran poses no threat to US, foreign representatives in Iraq: PM

Rûdaw - 2019-05-15 11:46
"As of now we haven't recorded serious movements that could constitute a threat to anyone ...

KDP Officially Nominates Nechirvan Barzani for Kurdistan Region President

BAS News - 2019-05-14 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Tuesday officially nominated Nechirvan Barzani, the party’s deputy president, for president of Kurdistan Region. BasNews has learned that KDP faction submitted Barzani’s nomination documents to the parliament. ...

Nechirvan Barzani is Kurdistan presidential candidate of KDP, PUK, Gorran: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 15:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is the presidential candidate for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), and Change Movement ...

UN Welcomes Political Progress in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-13 17:54
ERBIL - The United Nations has welcomed the political progress in the Kurdistan Region as a new government is imminent to be formed in Erbil. The comments were made by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine H ...

NG, KIG and KIU in talks to nominate a candidate for Kurdistan president

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement, the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), and the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) caucuses are in talks to select a joint candidate for President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. That person would face ...

Masrour Barzani Welcomes UN Engagement for Settlement to Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-13 16:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert on Monday in Erbil where they discussed the political developments in t ...

Facing lack of opportunity at home, foreign workers seek jobs in Kurdistan

Rûdaw - 2019-05-12 20:51
“In one day, 800 to 1,000 people come to apply for work permit in the Kurdistan Region" ...

Masoud Barzani and Nechirvan Barzani Congratulate Yazidis on Anniversary of Establishing Lalish

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK president of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani and KUrdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Yezidis on the anniversary of the establishment of Lalish center. “On the 26th anniversary of Lalish center establishment, I congratulate ...

Assyrian Church Values Barzani’s Efforts for Peaceful Coexistence

BAS News - 2019-05-12 15:34
ERBIL — A delegation led by Mar Gorgis III, the Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, met with Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, on Sunday in Erbil. During the meeting, the guests thanked Barzani for his con ...

Nomination for Kurdistan President Open Now: Parliament

BAS News - 2019-05-12 11:50
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament announced on Sunday the nomination for Kurdistan Region president. The parliament convened on 8th May and reactivated Kurdistan Region presidency after a political deal was reached by Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), ...

The Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Germany : in armed combat, Kurdish parties do not target civilians and tourists

Kurdpa - 2019-05-10 12:51
Kurdpa Agency: The Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Germany warned its citizens to avoid traveling to some places in Iran. ...

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the UK Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Head of the Diplomatic Service

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the ISIS conflict, post-ISIS situation and the conditions of internally displaced persons and refugees in the Kurdistan Region, including the reconstruction of their areas to enable them to ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs

KRG-Spain - 2019-05-01 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Turkey’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, and his accompanying delegation, including Turkish Ambassador to Iraq Fatih Yildiz, and Turkish Consul Gener ...

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani held a phone call with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. They discussed the latest security developments in the disputed territories and the political situation in the Kurdis ...

Kurdistan PM, US Delegation Discuss Security, Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-26 01:03
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday a delegation from the US Congress for talks on the political and security developments in Iraq and the region. During the meeting,the officials, other than the bilateral relat ...

Prime Minister Barzani and Iraq’s Parliament Speaker discuss political developments

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-25 00:08
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Muhammad Al Halbusi. The meeting was also attended by the Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Ms. Vala Farid an ...

Kurdistan PM Discusses Politics, Security with Coalition

BAS News - 2019-04-24 01:04
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Deputy Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State Ambassador William Roebuck on Tuesday for talks on a number of political and security issues in the region. During ...