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Polish Companies Ready to Invest in Kurdistan

By John Lee. The KRG's Minister of Electricity, Yaseen Shekh Abubakir [Yassen Shekh Abubakir Mawati, Yasin Sheikh Abu Bakir Muhammad Mawati] (pictured), recently welcomed a delegation headed by Polish Ambassador to Iraq, Stanislaw Smolen, who said that Polish companies are ready to invest in the Kurdistan Region. At the meeting both sides discussed increasing investment […]

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Polish Foreign Minister Inaugurates Consulate in Erbil

The Foreign Minister of Poland was joined by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and the Foreign Ministers of Sweden and Bulgaria to officially inaugurate the new Polish consulate office in Erbil today. The plans to establish a presence in the Kurdistan Region were announced last year by Poland’s Ambassador to Iraq, Mr Stanislaw Smolen, and were […]

EU Foreign Ministers Impressed by Progress in Kurdistan

The foreign ministers of Sweden, Poland and Bulgaria yesterday arrived together in the Kurdistan Region where they met President Masoud Barzani and Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation and to talk about the latest political developments in Iraq and the ongoing crisis in Syria. President Barzani welcomed the three foreign ministers, […]

Polish Delegation seeks Opportunities in Kurdistan

The Deputy Marshal of Poland’s Wielpolska Province, Leszek Wojtasiak, and the Republic of Poland’s Ambassador to Iraq, Stanislaw Smolen, led a delegation of government, business and university representatives on a visit to both Erbil and Suleimaniah last week in order to explore opportunities for cooperation in the civil, economic and educational sectors. The Head of […]

Polish Firm Wins $25m Redevelopment Contract in Kut

Local authorities in Wassit have commissioned a Polish company to implement a project to rehabilitate and develop residential areas in the city of Kut, according to Aswat al-Iraq. “The project, which will cost ID30.578 billion [$25.5 million] as part of the provincial development budget (PDB) for 2012, will include the rejuvenation of residential districts, extension […]

Polish Region Signs Declaration of Cooperation with Kurdistan

Representatives of Poland’s Malopolska Region on Monday in Erbil signed a Declaration of Cooperation with the Kurdistan Region. The agreement marks a significant step in relations between Poland and Kurdistan. The declaration was signed by Mr Marek Sowa, the Marshal of Poland’s Malopolska Region, and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister of Trade and Industry […]

Poland may Open Representative Office in Kurdistan

Poland’s Ambassador to Iraq Mr Stanislaw Smolen met KRG’s Head of Foreign Relations on Wednesday to discuss establishing a Polish representative office in the Kurdistan Region. Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Head of Foreign Relations, and Ambassador Smolen discussed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that is due to be signed between the […]

Kurdistan Bolsters Ties with Poland

A delegation representing 15 companies from the Kurdistan Region went to Poland on Thursday to visit an annual business expo in the country. Salah Khidir, the head of the Polish-Iraqi Commerce and Industry Chamber told AKnews that the three-day expo will start on Jan.14. The Kurdish team seeks to boost ties with the host country’s […]