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Prime Minister Barzani receives Egypt's new Consul to Kurdistan Region

WED, 1 MAY 2019 19:03 | KRG Cabinet

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the new Consul of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Kurdistan Region, Ahmed Jihad Hares, and his accompanying delegation.

Prime Minister Barzani congratulated Consul Hares and wished him success in his new position. He expressed his government’s desire to further develop relations with the Arab Republic of Egypt, especially in the fields of trade and tourism.

Prime Minister Barzani gave a brief overview of the fight against ISIS, the post-ISIS situation, relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad, improvement of the economic situation, and current efforts to form the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government.

Consul Hares gave a brief description of Egypt’s activities in the Kurdistan Region and expressed his country's desire to further strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in the fields of science, tourism and trade.