Kurdistan Regional Government
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President Barzani and Prime Minister Salih meet Japan's new Ambassador to Iraq

TUE, 15 MAR 2011 18:15 | KRG Cabinet

Salahaddin, Kurdistan - Iraq (KRP.org) - President Masoud Barzani and Prime Minister Barham Salih yesterday in Erbil met Mr Susumu Hasegawa, Japan's new Ambassador to Iraq. They expressed their condolences to the Japanese nation for the thousands of lives lost in the recent earthquake.

President Barzani and Prime Minister Salih in separate meetings with the Ambassador expressed their solidarity and sympathy for the people of Japan in the wake of this natural disaster. They also gave their thanks for the humanitarian and developmental role that the Japanese government has played in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Ambassador Hasegawa thanked President Barzani for the meeting and stated that he was impressed with the level of development in the Kurdistan Region. He said that JICA, Japan’s overseas development agency, will continue to contribute to the development efforts of Iraq in general and the Kurdistan Region in particular, especially in the field of agriculture.