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Agenda of Regular Meeting of the Council of Ministers

Section 1:
Discuss outcomes of the meeting of the High-Level Joint Committee of the Federal Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government, held on 27 July 2019 under the supervision of the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region and the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy of the Iraqi Federal Government.

Presided by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, the Council of Ministers held its second regular meeting on 22 July 2019

In the meeting, the following issues were discussed at length:

  1. Follow up to decisions made during previous Council of Ministers meeting (No. 1, on 15 July 2019).
  2. Outcomes of the high-level delegation visit to Baghdad on 16 July 2019 led by the Prime Minister. This visit was aimed at demonstrating Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) goodwill in efforts to resolve remaining disputes between the KRG and the Federal Government of Iraq, conducted within the framework of the Constitution and based on the principles of consensus, partnership, and balanced relations.

First Regular Meeting of KRG Council of Ministers

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss measures to improve government efficiencies, reduce bureaucracy and tackle corruption. This is in line with the new government’s commitment to delivering stronger services and increasing transparency across the public sector.