Karwan Jamal Tahir has begun his mission as the KRG Representative to the United Kingdom.
Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, met with Mr. Tahir and the staff of the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in London to officially declare him as the new representative and to discuss the team's future plan.
During the handover ceremony, Minister Bakir congratulated Mr. Tahir on his new post and reiterated the significance of Kurdistan's relations with the United Kingdom.
The Minister thanked the Representation team for its work in maintaining good ties with the UK Government, Parliament, the think tank and business communities, as well as the Kurdistani diaspora.
He highly praised the role of Ms. Bayan Abdul Rahman, who was KRG Representative to the United Kingdom before taking the post of KRG Representative to the United States.
Representative Tahir said:
“It is an honor to be appointed as the KRG Representative to the UK. The job is made easier by knowing that there is a good team and a good plan already in place. I look forward to working together to further strengthen ties between the people and the governments of UK and Kurdistan.”
Mr. Tahir assumed the role of Representative to the United Kingdom as of June 3, after 6 years as the Deputy Head of Department of Foreign Relations.