A trade delegation from the Kurdistan Region is expected to visit Britain and Ireland next week, seeking to form and consolidate trade relations, a regional government official said on Monday.
The delegation will be made up of government officials, businessmen and Investment Board members.
Dara Jalail Khayat, head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told AKnews that the delegation - headed by the KRG Minster of trade and Industry - will set off for London and Dublin on Saturday.
“This will be the first KRG delegation to visit Dublin ... The purpose of the visit is to increase trade between Kurdistan on the one side, and Britain and Ireland on the other.”
The delegation is also expected to visit the British parliament, in addition to meeting the countries' businessmen and trade institutions in a bid to attract further investment in the region.