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Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Iraq’s Minister of Planning

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Iraq’s Minister of Planning

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-12 00:00
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received the Minister of Planning for Iraq, Nouri Sabah al-Dulaimi. During the meeting, Prime Minister Barzani and the Minister agreed that improved relations between Erbil and ...
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PM Barzani, Iraqi President Discuss Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday received the Iraqi President Barham Salih in Erbil, where they discussed the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. Barzani and Salih agreed that there is a good opportunity for both the ...

Iraqi and Kurdistan Region Presidents Discusses Erbil-Baghdad Relations

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-19 00:04
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 17 September 2019 Iraqi President Barham Salih and the President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani stressed on further strengthening relations between Erbil and Baghdad and continued efforts to address outstanding issues i ...

President Barzani Receives Indian State Minister

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-18 14:55
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 16 September 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received Vellamvelly Muraleedharan, Indian Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, and his accompanying delegation. In the meeting, ...

Iraqi and Kurdistan Region Presidents Discuss Erbil-Baghdad Relations

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-18 14:55
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 17 September 2019 Iraqi President Barham Salih and the President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani stressed on further strengthening relations between Erbil and Baghdad and continued efforts to address outstanding issues ...

Minister of Peshmerga meets with Chinese Consul General in Erbil

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-18 03:03
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 17, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (KRG Minister of Peshmerga) met with Ni Ruchi (China’s Consul General). During the meeting, the Minister of Peshmerga stated, “Kurdish-Chinese relations holds an ancient history. We ...

President Barzani: Iraq and Kurdistan Need More Foreign Investment

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-18 00:00
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 12 September 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani stressed the importance of attracting more foreign investment to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. In a meeting with Iraqi Minister of Planning Nuri Sabah Al-Dul ...

President Barzani Receives the New Ambassador of Sweden to Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-17 14:52
Erbil, Kurdistan Region,16 September 2019 The President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani received Lars Ronnås, the new Swedish Ambassador to Iraq. President Barzani congratulated Ambassador Ronnås on his new assignment and wished him success in ...

President Barzani: Kurdistan Region Will Remain a Land of Coexistence and Tolerance

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-17 14:52
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 16 September 2019 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani reiterated that the Kurdistan Region will forever remain a land of coexistence and tolerance, in a statement on the 50th anniversary of the Sorya village massacre. Be ...

Kurdistan Region President Receives the Speaker of Parliament

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-16 00:25
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 15 September 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with the Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament, Ms. Rewaz Fayq, deputy speaker and the secretary of the Parliament. They stressed the importance of full coop ...

President Barzani: Iraq and Kurdistan Need More Foreign Investment

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-13 00:40
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 12 September 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani stressed the importance of attracting more foreign investment to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. In a meeting with Iraqi Minister of Planning Nuri Sabah Al-Du ...

Prime Minister Barzani chairs meeting to discuss government priorities

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-13 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a meeting of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to discuss a range of key priorities. The meeting approved an essential overhaul of the Kurdistan Region’s taxation ...

President Barzani Appoints Vice Presidents of the Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-13 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 10 September 2019 – Chief of Staff of the Kurdistan Region Presidency, Fawzi Hariri, announced today that the President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani issued the decree on the appointment of two vice presidents of the K ...

KRG Minister of Peshmerga to TBN: “Peshmerga is the symbol of protecting peace and our land.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-12 14:12
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Renowned TV presenter, Erick Stakelbeck, from American channel TBN, conducted a press interview with Shorsh Ismael, KRG Minister of Peshmerga, and put forth a number of questions regarding Kurdistan’s Peshmerga Forces, ...

Minister of Peshmerga received Kurdistan Parliament’s Committees of Interior and Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-12 06:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 10, 2019, Kurdistan Parliament’s Committees of Interior, and Security and Peshmerga visited the Ministry of Peshmerga. During their visit, they shared a memorandum regarding the Peshmerga’s reform process, ...

President Barzani Appoints Vice Presidents of the Kurdistan Region

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-11 19:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 10 September 2019 Chief of Staff of the Kurdistan Region Presidency, Fawzi Hariri, announced today that the President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani issued the decree on the appointment of two vice presidents of the Ku ...

Mohammadi Haji Mahmoud congratulates the Minister of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-08 16:30
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On September 4, 2019, Shorsh Ismael (Minister of Peshmerga) received Mohammadi Haji Mahmoud (Secretary of Kurdistan’s Democratic Socialist Party). During the meeting, the Kurdistan’s Democratic Socialist Party’s Secret ...

Minister of Peshmerga: “Unification efforts are headed in the right direction.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-07 13:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Minister of Peshmerga says, “Preliminary steps towards unifying the Peshmerga Forces are headed in the right direction, in a way that the goals and purpose of the Peshmerga will be met.” On September 5, 2019, Shors ...

Minister of Peshmerga: “We have revamped our efforts to improve Peshmerga salaries and to unify the Peshmerga Forces under one roof.”

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-09-06 00:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga KRG Minister of Peshmerga met with U.S. Consul General in Erbil, discussing the region’s recent events and security climate. Regarding the unification process of the Peshmerga Forces, both sides agreed on the importanc ...

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives a high delegation of Iraqi Interior Ministry headed by Minister Yassin Al-Yasiri

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-04 00:00
During the meeting, which was attended by KRG Minister of Interior, Al-Yasiri, welcomed the positive atmosphere between Erbil and Baghdad, pointing out that there is a good understanding between the Federal Ministry of Interior and the KRG Ministry of Int ...

President Barzani and Vice President Pence discuss developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-30 15:57
Nechirvan Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region, and Mike Pence, Vice President of the United States of America, during a telephone conversation, discussed the situation in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq, and stressed the continuing partnership betwe ...