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Bangladesh Embassy to open Office in Erbil

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Abu Magsoud Forhad, Bangladesh’s Ambassador to Iraq. Ambassador Forhad discussed his government’s intention to open in Erbil an office of his country’s Iraq embassy. Discussing the situation of the Bangladeshi nationals, resident in Iraq and Kurdistan Region, he said opening of embassy’s office in Erbil will facilitate […]

PM Barzani receives UK’s new Consul General

KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Martin Warr, the new Consul General of the United Kingdom in Erbil, and his accompanying delegation. Consul General Warr commended the role of the Peshmerga forces in the fight against ISIS and the Kurdistan Region for hosting large numbers of internally displaced people, who fled ISIS atrocities and […]

BL Harbert to build New US Consulate in Erbil

The US Department of State has awarded the construction contract for the new US Consulate Complex in Erbil to BL Harbert International of Birmingham, Alabama. The new Consulate Complex will include a Chancery, Marine residence, housing, support facilities and facilities for the community. The architect for the project is EYP of Albany, New York. (Source: […]

Japan Opens Consulate in the Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kentaro Sonoura and his accompanying delegation. In the meeting, attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, the Japanese Minister reaffirmed his country’s position to further strengthen its relations with the Kurdistan Region, by opening its consulate in Erbil on Wednesday. […]

Ukraine to open Consulate in Kurdistan

In his meeting with the KRG Minister of Foreign Relations, Ambassador of Ukraine to Iraq Mr. Anatolii Marynts announced the decision of the government of Ukraine to open an honorary consulate in the Kurdistan Region in a near future. The Ambassador expressed his government’s desire to further broaden ties with the Kurdistan Region in various […]

India to Open Consulate in Erbil

By John Lee. Indian Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. George Raju yesterday visited the KRG Department of Foreign Relations to discuss the opening of Indian consulate general in Erbil. Ambassador Raju announced the decision of the government of India to open its consulate general in Erbil, capital of Kurdistan Region. He said that India realizes the […]

Japan to open Consulate in Erbil

President Masoud Barzani received a Japanese embassy delegation headed by Ambassador Fumio Iwai, Japan’s Ambassador to Iraq. President Barzani and Ambassador Iwai spoke of the current political situation in Iraq and expressed optimism that matters will be moving in a more positive direction. The two sides also spoke of the military operations against the terrorists […]

Italy Opens its Consulate in Erbil

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – In a ceremony held yesterday, Italy’s Consulate opened in Erbil, which was attended by the President of Italian Senate, Mr. Pietro Grasso and his accompanying delegation, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Deputy Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament and a number of Kurdistan Regional Government ministers and officials. In his speech, Prime […]

Lebanon to Open Diplomatic Mission in Erbil

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani yesterday received the Lebanese Embassy Charge d’Affaires in Iraq, Mr. Walid Al-Ghossaini.Mr. Walid Al-Ghossaini said that his country intends to open a representation office in the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil, in a near future, to raise it later to the level of consulate. Mr. Al-Ghossaini discussed the current situation in the […]

Saudi Re-Opens Iraq Embassy after 25 Years

By John Lee. Saudi Arabia has re-opened its embassy in Baghdad, 25 years after relations were broken over Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait. The embassy will have an initial staff of 35 people, and a consulate is expected to open later in Erbil. Diplomatic relations were restored in 2004 after the toppling of the Saddam Hussein […]