Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 24 SEP 2018 11:07 Erbil, GMT +3

Prime Minister Barzani receives a Russian senior delegation

THU, 30 AUG 2018 20:09 | KRG Cabinet

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a senior Russian delegation, headed by Mr. Pavel Sorokin, Deputy Minister of Energy, and including Mr. Vladislav Baryshnikov, Deputy CEO for International Business Development of Gazprom Naft and Mr. Viktor Simakov, Russian Consul General to the Kurdistan Region.

The delegation expressed appreciation for the cooperation and assistance provided to Russian companies by the Kurdistan Regional Government, expressing hope for the continuation and development of these relations and cooperation.

Prime Minister Barzani expressed his government’s willingness to provide any assistance that would help improve the work and activities of Russian companies in the Kurdistan Region, particularly in the field of energy.

He pointed out that as the Kurdistan Region is currently witnessing economic recovery and as perspectives of economic development become more and more evident, the Kurdistan Regional Government will continue to provide facilities and incentives to foreign investors.

The political and security developments in the region in general were also discussed in the meeting.