Tag Archives | Erbil citadel

Additional US Funding for Cultural Renovations in Erbil

By John Lee. The Deputy Assistant Secretary at the US Embassy in Baghdad, Jennifer Gavito, and Consul General Robert Palladino joined Erbil's Governor, Umed Khoshnaw, to announce additional U.S. funding for further renovations of the Hamam, and to create a children's center at the Erbil Citadel. U.S. funding to the Erbil Citadel now totals $1.5 […]

Erbil Citadel joins UNESCO World Heritage List

UNESCO representative and Iraq Office Director Axel Plathe congratulated Iraq, and in particular the Kurdistan Region for the inscription of the Erbil Citadel on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, hoping that this step opens new opportunities for the local community, and brings the well-deserved international attention to this historical site. “On behalf of UNESCO I would […]

Italian Companies Join Erbil International Fair

The Head of the Italian Consular Office in Erbil, Mr Carmelo Ficarra, met with Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa, today to speak about the growing interest and engagement from Italian companies. Italian companies are currently involved in several key projects in Kurdistan, including in the revitalisation plan of the Citadel […]