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Services and Organisation

  • Creating a conducive environment for the flourishing of culture, arts, sports and youth development
  • Raising cultural awareness and meeting citizens’ demands for the development of modern cultural, sporting and youth events
  • Coordinating with civil society organisations to support and encourage the translation and publishing movement
  • Supporting writers, artists, journalists and other creators to publish, exhibit and distribute their work
  • Establishing libraries and developing resources for child development
  • Providing venues for visual arts events including theatrical and cinematic shows
  • Organising book fairs and other festivals
  • Educating communities on the risks of prohibited substances
  • Minister
  • Deputy Minister for Cultural Affairs
  • Deputy Minister for Sport and Youth Affairs
  • General Directorate of Diwan
  • General Directorate of Printing and Publishing
  • General Directorate of Public Libraries
  • General Directorate of Youth
  • General Directorate of Sport


Phone number: 964 (0) 750 881 3580


Office hours:

  • Sunday to Wednesday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Thursday from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Address: 60 meters street, Ezzadin Faiziy junction, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq