Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 23 OCT 2018 18:04 Erbil, GMT +3

Press releases




Prime Minister Barzani’s speech at Duhok International Film Festival

10/20/2018 9:53:05 PM

As the Kurdistan Regional Government, we regard the development of a contemporary cinema industry and establishment of national institutes for cinema as very necessary for setting a new pathway for the Kurdish cinema, and it can become a cultural foundation so that our cinema sector will embark on a prosperous future.


Prime Minister Barzani and President Macron discuss latest developments in Iraq

10/20/2018 8:25:13 PM

Prime Minister Barzani thanked France and President Macron for their continued support to the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. He stressed that the Kurdistan Region will participate in the political process and the formation of the new Iraqi government.


Prime Minister Barzani receives Turkish delegation

10/19/2018 9:15:12 AM

Prime Minister Barzani stressed the importance of strengthening ties between the Kurdistan Region and Turkey in all sectors, especially with its substantial experience in education, Turkey can help Kurdistan Region’s educational institutions.


Prime Minister Barzani meets Iraqi Leaders

10/18/2018 12:36:20 PM

Prime Minister Barzani discussed the political, security and economic situation in Iraq with Iraqi leaders, as well as coordination and cooperation between the Kurdistan Regional Government and Baghdad to eradicate remaining terrorist cells.


Prime Minister Barzani receives Australian ambassador to Iraq

10/17/2018 1:52:54 PM

Prime Minister Barzani expressed his government's readiness to cooperate and coordinate on implementing humanitarian assistance projects supported by the Australian Government. He also hoped hoped for further strengthening bilateral relations.


Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

10/16/2018 12:55:44 PM

Prime Minister Barzani expressed appreciation for U.S. assistance to the Kurdistan Region. He also briefed the delegation on the political process in Iraq and the participation of the Kurdistan Region as well as the Kurdistan parliamentary elections.


Tourism in Kurdistan Region hits record high this year

10/10/2018 1:52:20 PM

In the first six months of 2018, 1.3 million tourists visited the Kurdistan Region, mostly from central and southern Iraq. During the 11-day Eid al-Adha holiday, there were 349,000 tourists, spending 140 billion dinars in the Region.


Prime Minister Barzani congratulates Nadia Murad

10/5/2018 6:51:38 PM

Ms. Nadia Murad is the symbol of Yezidis sacrifices in defiance of terror, that carries the message of peace and humanity in the world. She has always had our full support in her humanitarian activities, and she always will.


Prime Minister Barzani meets the head of Fatih Alliance

10/5/2018 10:14:07 AM

They stressed the importance of a healthy political process that responds to the hopes and aspirations of all Iraqi communities and enables them to participate in the country’s political process and management.


Prime Minister Barzani casts his vote in Kurdistan’s parliamentary election

9/30/2018 8:52:05 PM

Prime Minister Barzani stated, “Voting is the right of every citizen. I hope the election will be conducted peacefully and the people of the Kurdistan Region will take part to decide their representatives in the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament. Whatever the outcome of this election, the people of Kurdistan are the winners.''



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