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Fundamental Changes in Kurdistan Pharmaceutical Regulations

Kurdistan Region's medicine market sees fundamental changes in pharmaceutical regulations The Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Ninth Cabinet took effective measures to regulate the medicine market, making fundamental changes in its crackdown on illegal and counterfeit medications imported to the Kurdistan Region. The KRG in 2019 enhanced its efforts to regulate the medicine market and provide […]

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Kurdistan Innovation Institute (KII) launched

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has attended the launch ceremony of Kurdistan Innovation Institute (KII), designed to support innovators and researchers. The KII was founded at the initiative of Prime Minister Barzani, who continues to support Kurdistani youth in the pursuit of their hopes and ideas. "Today is a milestone in our collective growth; as […]

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Investment in Kurdistan's Agriculture Sector Surges

Inward investment in the Kurdistan Region's agriculture rose from 1.5% to over 10% under the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Ninth Cabinet, which has been working to diversify the Kurdistan Region's economy sector by mainly focusing on developing the sector. The KRG has been working on building strong industrial and agricultural infrastructure in the Region to […]

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Transforming Kurdistan's Water Sector through Digitalization

Transforming Kurdistan Region's water sector through digitalization The Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources is working towards adopting a smarter approach to water management by working towards digitalizing the water sector, another goal on Prime Minister Masrour Barzani's agenda for the reform and digitalization of government services. Paving the road to developing water […]

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New Road Opened in Soran, Kurdistan

KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has inaugurated the new Spilk-Khalifan highway in the Soran Autonomous Administration. The 8.5-km highway has been implemented at a cost of 64.2 billion Iraqi Dinars [$44 million]. At the inauguration ceremony, the Prime Minister described the highway as one of the many strategic projects aimed at enhancing the economic infrastructure […]

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Digitization of Pension Management System in Kurdistan

UNDP, USAID and KRG support digitization of the Public Pension Management Information System in Kurdistan The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new Public Pension Management Information System (PPMIS) in Kurdistan. The system […]

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Strengthening Social Protection and Labour Rights in Kurdistan

Members of Parliament, Government officials and ILO intensify efforts to strengthen social protection and labour rights in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq With the support of the European Union, officials held a consultation on the draft Labour Law and the draft Social Security Law, followed by a training on social security governance aimed at strengthening […]

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$500m for Improvement of Public Services in Kurdistan

By John Lee. As part of reform efforts by the Kurdistan Regional Government's ninth cabinet to improve the delivery of public services and foster economic development in the Kurdistan Region, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani (pictured) has announced the government will allocate 736.7 billion dinars [$505 million] for the years 2022 and 2023 in cash and […]

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