Kurdistan Regional Government


Prime Minister Barzani receives Qatari delegation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Chargé d'Affaires of Qatar’s Embassy in Iraq, Mr. Hussein al-Fadala.

Mr. Al-Fadala conveyed the greetings of his country's leadership to Prime Minister Barzani. He congratulated the Kurdistan Region for the success of its recent parliamentary election, hoping that the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government will be formed soon.

He expressed his government’s willingness to further develop relations with Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.

Prime Minister Barzani gave a brief overview about the economic and financial constraints, which the Region witnessed in the past years. He also highlighted the current indications of the Region’s economic recovery, particularly following improvement of relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad and resumption of talks to settle differences between the two sides.

He also highlighted the political situation in the Kurdistan Region and the current efforts to form the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government, which has reached its final stage.

They discussed the situation of the displaced persons and refugees who took refuge in the Kurdistan Region and the importance of their return to their places of origin. They stressed the reconstruction of the areas affected by the war against ISIS.

Mr. Al-Fadala said that a Qatari business delegation is to visit the Kurdistan Region to explore investment possibilities. Prime Minister Barzani welcomed the move, for which he stressed KRG's full support.