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Council of Ministers discusses the spread of cholera

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - The Kurdistan Region Council of Ministers on Wednesday held its weekly meeting led by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani. Opening the meeting, Prime Minister Barzani addressed his recent meeting with the heads of various Kurdish media outlets and tasked all Ministries and government officials with further aiding the media and providing the ...

Council of Ministers decides to continue negotiation with Baghdad to resolve issues

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - The Kurdistan Region Council of Ministers on Wednesday held its weekly meeting led by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani. Opening the meeting, the Council was briefed on the KRG delegation’s visit to Baghdad and their joint report with the Baghdad auditing team was presented to the Council. The Council stressed the importance of continuing ...

Council of Ministers discusses development of tourism sector

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - The Kurdistan Region Council of Ministers on Sunday held a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and attended by his deputy Qubad Talabani. Opening the meeting, Prime Minister Barzani offered his congratulations to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan for their 47 years of service in Kurdish politics. He then briefed the Counc ...

Clarification from KRG Spokesperson regarding Kirkuk oil wells

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - The Kurdistan Regional Government denies all allegations that the KRG, with the support of the armed forces, has taken over Bay Hassan and Dawd Gurg oil fields in Kirkuk, which are operated by the North Oil Company (NOC). It is clearly stipulated in the Iraqi Constitution that natural resources are the property of all Iraqis and not of ...

Council of Ministers approves groundbreaking draft education bill

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - The Council of Ministers on Wednesday held its weekly meeting chaired by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, in which a draft bill establishing an education accreditation body in the Kurdistan Region, the first of its kind in Iraq, was approved. Opening the meeting, the Council voted on and approved a draft bill establishing an accreditati ...

Statement by the KRG on Eid al-Fitr

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - The Kurdistan Regional Government issued the following statement on Eid al-Fitr: “With the arrival of Eid al-Fitr, we warmly congratulate the entire Muslim community, and hope that your fasting and prayers are accepted. “The Kurdish people have always been diverse in their religious beliefs and the Kurdistan Region has provided one of ...