Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 22 APR 2019 21:13 Erbil, GMT +3

The Prime Minister



Message from the Prime Minister

Dear citizens and visitors,
 
Welcome to the Kurdistan Regional Government’s official website. The KRG is committed to informing you of the government’s activities, decisions, and key issues relating to the progress of the Kurdistan Region. I have urged all government ministries and departments to share their accomplishments and services on this website, and I hope our citizens and friends from around the world will find it useful.
 
Sincerely,
 
Nechirvan Barzani
 


Programme of the Cabinet - The Prime Minister's Inaugural Speech

"Today, we are announcing the new cabinet at a critical point in time. In 2003, we needed to act with one voice and work together in order to protect and preserve the achievements and interests of the Kurdistan Region. Similarly, we need to have the same strategic posture at this difficult period..."

[full speech here]



Biography of the Prime Minister

Nechirvan Barzani was appointed Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s eighth Cabinet in June 2014...

[full biography here]

Activities

Prime Minister Barzani receives Qatari delegation

THU, 18 APR 2019 12:28

Prime Minister Barzani gave a brief overview about the economic and financial constraints, which the Region witnessed in the past years. He also highlighted the current indications of the Region’s economic recovery, particularly following improvement of relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad.

Prime Minister Barzani receives invitation to visit China

WED, 17 APR 2019 20:02

The two sides stressed developing bilateral relations and cooperation in the economic and infrastructure fields. They also highlighted the Belt and Road Initiative, BRI, of the President of the People’s Republic of China, which can also be applied in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.


Speeches

Prime Minister Barzani's statement on thirty-first anniversary of Anfal genocide campaign

SUN, 14 APR 2019 13:46

In addition to all the complexities and political difficulties in the country, healing the wounds of Anfal and compensating family of victims for their losses should be the priority of the Iraqi government. This is their moral and historical responsibility.

Prime Minister Barzani: Science is key to our progress

FRI, 29 MAR 2019 12:20

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani stressed that "the only way for a nation to prosper and move forward is by expanding and deepening its education in various academic disciplines.” He made the statement in his speech at the ceremony held to award Professor Caucher Birkar an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Salahaddin.