Readout of Chancellor Masrour Barzani’s meeting with German State Secretary for Economic Cooperation and Development
Chancellor and Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani today received a delegation led by German State Secretary for Economic Cooperation and Development Martin Jaeger. In the meeting attended by outgoing Ambassador to Iraq Cyrill Nunn, both sides agreed to appoint working teams to discuss practical measures to promoting stronger trade and investment ties between Germany, Kurdistan Region and Iraq. Prime Minister-designate Barzani placed particular emphasis on his vision to diversify the local economy, promote foreign investment and reduce bureaucracy for citizens and businesses alike. He reflected on the stable security conditions in the Kurdistan Region as a national asset and cornerstone of political and economic stability. They also exchanged views on Iraq, Syria and regional developments.