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  • Strengthening bilateral relations with the international community
  • Promoting trade, investment, tourism and institutional ties
  • Supervising the KRG’s offices overseas
  • Liaising with the diplomatic community in the Kurdistan region
  • Organising visits by foreign delegations to the Kurdistan Region
  • Coordinating and supporting the KRG’s relations with the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Iraqi embassies abroad
  • Conducting and supporting activities that enhance the image of the Kurdistan Region
  • Communicating between official KRG institutions and the international community
  • Providing legal and authentication services to the people of the region and its citizens abroad
  • Promoting and protecting the interests of the Kurdistan Region and its citizens abroad
  • Encouraging meaningful political and economic relations with the international community, especially with neighbouring countries, in the interests of promoting peace, stability and economic development
  • Providing efficient and effective consular and legal services to the people of the Region
  • Assisting KRG ministries and other officials in the Region regarding efforts involving the international community, and working closely with the business community, civil society representatives, and academic institutions both in the Region and abroad
  • Managing the legal procedures for verification of certificates and official letters of citizens in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq both in the Region and abroad