Kurdistan regional Government attends International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief 2022

Alternate Text News : 7/7/2022

Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon, Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict and Minister of State for South and Central Asia, North Africa, United Nations and the Commonwealth officially invited a high delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government consisting of Dr. Pshtiwan Sadiq, Minister of Endowments and Religious Affairs, Ano Jawhar Abdulmaseeh Abdoka, Minister of Transport and Communications, Bishop Bashar Warda and a number of representatives of different religions in Kurdistan Region accompanied by KRG High Representative to the UK, Karwan Jamal Tahir and participated in the International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief 2022 in London.
The conference brought together governments, parliamentarians, faith and belief representatives and civil society. National governments represented at the conference were invited to co-sign 1 or more of a set of written statements. The set includes an overarching statement on the conference itself and 7 thematic statements covering freedom of religion or belief issues.
On the side-lines of the conference, the delegation met with a number of participants of the conference, including government officials, parliamentarians, representatives of different religions and civil society organisations and discussed religious coexistence in the Kurdistan Region and the steps taken by the Kurdistan Regional Government to create a peaceful environment for all different religions to practise their religions peacefully and freely.



5th July 2022