High Representative welcomes a trade delegation from Kurdistan Region

London, United Kingdom (uk.gov.krd) Mr Karwan Jamal Tahir, the KRG UK High Representative received a large delegation from Kurdistan Region, including Kurdistan Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Importer & exporter Union of Kurdistan region and Halabja Chamber of Commerce.

High Representative Karwan welcomed the Kurdistan Federation of Chambers of Commerce, led by Dr. Dara Jalil Al-Khayat and briefly talked about the role of KRG UK in strengthening economic and trade ties between the UK and Kurdistan Region, he also stated that “visits of these kind creates good opportunities to meet with different UK trade institutions and encourage UK investors to invest in the Kurdistan Region.” He also suggested various plans and framework to the delegation which allow them to create a better relationship with the British Chambers of Commerce in the UK.

 Dr Dara Jalil Al-Khayat thanked Mr Karwan for his tireless work in promoting investment in Kurdistan through establishing a good relationship with the UK businesses and trade institutions and encouraging UK business to invest in Kurdistan Region. He then briefly highlighted the current economic and investment climate in the Kurdistan region and affirmed that “the chambers in Kurdistan Region are welcoming any kind of collaborations to strengthen economic and trade ties with the UK.”

In a separate meeting, the KRG UK High Representative received a delegation from Importer & exporter Union of Kurdistan region, led by Shekh Musatafa Abdulrahman the head of the Union. Both sides discussed investment opportunities in Kurdistan Region and the importance of strategic plans to further develop export in the region.  

Moreover, Halabja Chamber of Commerce, led by Peshraw Mahmood the head of the chamber was among the delegation received by the KRG UK High Representative. Mr Karwan congratulated them on their establishment and promised KRG UK’s support in promoting a strong economic bridge between the city of Halabja and the UK.