An Indian delegation headed by Vellamvelly Muraleedharan, Minister of State for External Affairs, met on Tuesday with senior leaders of the autonomous Kurdistan Region to discuss several topics, including investment opportunities.
The delegates arrived in Erbil on Monday evening and were received by Safeen Dizayee, head of the Kurdistan Region’s Department of Foreign Relations.
The delegation met separately on Tuesday with Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, and Masoud Barzani, President of the leading Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), and the former President of the Kurdistan Region.
During the meetings, both sides highlighted the significance of strengthening bilateral ties between India and the Kurdistan Region. They also expressed their interest in investing in the autonomous Kurdish region’s economy, a statement from the prime minister’s press office said.
In the meeting, Masrour Barzani underlined that one of the main points of the new Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet’s agenda is to increase opportunities for foreign investment.