The Government’s Mission
The new Kurdistan Regional Government will create a stronger, diversified economy that delivers more prosperity for everyone.
The new government will build a strong and outward-looking Kurdistan. Above all, it will dedicate itself to serving the people of this region.
This government marks a new era for the Kurdistan region and that means renewing our relationship with our partners in the government of the Federal Republic of Iraq.
News and Announcements
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister’s Statement on the Fifth Anniversary of Sinjar Genocide
Today marks the fifth anniversary of an appalling genocide during which Islamic State terrorists overran Sinjar and its surrounding areas. The people of the region, especially our Yezidi brothers and sisters, fell victim to this heinous massacre in which thousands were abducted and many more displaced.
Readout of Prime Minister Masrour Barzani’s Telephone Call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo congratulated Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on his election and emphasised the long-standing friendship between the United States and the Kurdistan region.
PM Barzani leads high-level KRG delegation to Baghdad; meetings held with Iraq’s senior leadership
A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), headed by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, visited Baghdad today, where they held meetings with Iraqi President Barham Salih, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, and the Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi.
New KRG Prime Minister Promises to Strengthen the Region and Introduce Widespread Reforms following Inauguration
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD, 10 July 2019) - The Kurdistan Parliament has confirmed Mr Masrour Barzani's appointment as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), together with the ministerial cabinet.
Following his inauguration, Prime Minister Barzani vowed to make Kurdistan stronger, improve ties with Baghdad and diversify the region's economy.
Prime Minister Speeches
PM Speech to Kurdistan Parliament on new KRG Cabinet
I’m very pleased that my colleagues and I were swore in today, after winning the trust and confidence of this parliament.
Thanks to the sacrifices of our people and the bravery of our Peshmerga heroes, we have been able to form this new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The cabinet's formulation is additional evidence of Kurdistan’s strong commitment to democracy and the peaceful transfer of power to this region.
This agenda has been developed in accordance with the political agreements between all parties which compose the new cabinet of the KRG.
And it includes the principles and policies of all parties in the government. The implementation of this program is the responsibility of all parties in the government.