Kurdistan Regional Government
SUN, 22 APR 2018 07:47 Erbil, GMT +3

British Foreign Secretary sends Newroz greetings to Prime Minister Barzani

SUN, 25 MAR 2018 14:07 | KRG Cabinet

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - In a letter to Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, extended his best wishes to the Prime Minister and the people of Kurdistan on the occasion of Newroz. 

Foreign Secretary Johnson stated that “Over the last year, the Kurdistan Region, and the Kurdish people, have shown immense bravery and sacrifice in defeating Daesh, as well as considerable generosity in hosting so many of those displaced.”

“There’s now an opportunity to build a more secure, democratic and prosperous future for the Kurdistan Region and I look forward to working with you to help achieve those goals,” he said.

Foreign Secretary Johnson ended his letter with a line of a famous Newroz poem in Kurdish, “Amrozhi sali tazaya nawroza hatawa!