Kurdistan Regional Government
THU, 21 SEP 2017 11:33 Erbil, GMT +3

Ministries and Departments

The eighth cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government was sworn into office on 18 June 2014 at the Kurdistan Parliament. The cabinet consists of the following ministries and departments:


Ministries and Departments Minister


Prime Minister Nechirvan Idris Barzani
Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Jalal Talabani
Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources Abdulstar Majeed
Ministry of Culture and Youth Khalid Doski
Ministry of Education Pishtiwan Sadiq
Ministry of Electricity Salahaddin Babakir 
Ministry of Endowment & Religious Affairs Kamal Muslim
Ministry of Finance & the Economy Rebaz Mohammad 
Ministry of Health Rekawt Hama Rasheed
Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research Yousif Samad Lutfulla  (Yousif Goran)  
Ministry of Housing and Reconstruction Darbaz Kosrat Rasul
Ministry of Justice Sinan Abdulkhaliq Chalabi 
Ministry of the Interior Abdulkarim Sultan Sinjari (Karim Sinjari)
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs Mohammad Qadir ‌‌‌
Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs Mahmood Salih Hama Karim
Ministry of Municipalities and Tourism Newroz Mawlood Amin
Ministry of Natural Resources Abdullah Abdulrahman Abdullah (Ashti Hawrami)
Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs Mustafa Sayid Qadir
Ministry of Planning Ali Sindi
Ministry of Trade and Industry Samal Sardar
Ministry of Transport and Communications Jonson Siyawash
Minister of State - Parliamentary Affairs
Mawlood Murad Mohyeldin
Minister of State - Environmental Affairs
Abdulrahman Abdulrahim Hama Reza

Chief of Staff, Kurdistan Region Presidency Fuad Hussein
Department of Foreign Relations
Falah Mustafa Bakir
Department of Media & Information / Govt Spokesperson
Safeen Muhsin Dizayee
Presidency, Divan of the Council of Ministers Nechirvan Ahmed 
Secretariat of the Council of Ministers
Amanj Raheem
Board of Investment
Department of Coordination and Follow-up

Mine Action Agency
Nouri O. Abdulrahman

Mohammed Ahmed Ismael


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