Tag Archives | Spain

KRG Visit Bolsters Relations with Spain

The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa, conducted meetings with Spanish Foreign Ministry and Parliamentary officials and spoke at a think tank in an effort to further expand the growing relationship between the KRG and Spain. Iraq's Ambassador to Spain, Mr. Wadee al-Batti, and the KRG Representative to Spain, Mr. […]

Spain Aims to Strengthen Relations with Kurdistan

The Deputy Head of Mission of the Spanish Embassy in Iraq, Mr. Ramon Molina Llado, met Minister Falah Mustafa yesterday to seek ways of further developing the existing relationship between Spain and the Kurdistan Region. During their meeting, Mr Llado underlined the importance that his government places on its ties with Kurdistan and expressed hope […]

KRG Representative to Spain visits Portugal

The Kurdistan Regional Government’s Representative to Spain, Mr Daban Shadala, made his first visit to Portugal, where he held meetings with officials and private sector representatives. The objective of the visit was to meet with various Portuguese government and private sector entities, to determine points of interest for future cooperation in the areas of education, […]

Spain Welcomes KRG Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Emad Ahmad Sayfour this week in Madrid met with Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation José Manuel García-Margallo. The meeting marked the first official visit by the Deputy Prime Minister to Spain. In their meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad said: "This is the first Kurdistan Regional Government mission to Spain and […]

Spain Appoints Honorary Consul to Kurdistan

Spain's Ambassador to Iraq yesterday presented the Head of the KRG's Department of Foreign Relations with the document naming Mr Dawood Jaff as Spain's Honorary Consul to the Kurdistan Region. Ambassador José Turpin visited Erbil to present the exequatur to Minister Falah Mustafa. Minister Mustafa stated: "This is an important step forward and we believe […]

Iraq, Spain Sign Agreement on Culture and Science

By John Lee. Iraq has signed a cultural and scientific co-operation agreement with Spain, reports Al Shorfa. Ministry of Culture spokesperson Abdel Qader al-Saadi told the news agency that a high-ranking Iraqi delegation visiting Spain signed the agreement, under which Iraqi professors and researchers will be sent to Spain to acquire experience. Spain also will provide […]


Qualtra the Authorized Agent for Soler & Palau in Iraq

Soler & Palau, the leading Spanish company specialized in ventilation, announced the appointment of Quality Trading Company, Qualtra, as the authorized and only distributor in Iraq for their products that include both industrial and domestic ventilation. The partnership was signed during an official ceremony that was held on Oct 27th in Murica, Spain, between S&P […]

50 Spanish Companies Join Erbil Business Forum

Spain’s official foreign trade agency yesterday [Monday] launched a two-day business forum in Erbil to strengthen commercial ties between Spain and the Kurdistan Region. At the forum, 50 leading Spanish companies met government officials and representatives of over 150 local firms. On behalf of Prime Minister Barham Salih, the Chairman of Kurdistan’s Investment Board Minister […]

Spanish Delegation to Visit Kurdistan

A high-profile Spanish delegation headed by the Spanish Economic Minister is expected to visit Kurdistan next week to boost relations with the region. The Spanish delegation will be the first such high level visit to Kurdistan Region, according to AKnews. During the several-day visit to Kurdistan, the Spanish delegation is also expected to participate in […]