PRM Delivers Ambulances and Health Technologies to KRG Ministry of Health to Support COVID-19 Containment

Consul General Rob Waller joined Minister of Health Saman Hussein Muhammed and U.N. Deputy Special Representative Irena Vojáčková-Sollorano at a special handover ceremony for six U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) funded ambulances to help provide medical care to Syrian refugees and their host communities in Dohuk, Erbil, and Sulaimaniya. …

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CG Fagin Discusses Combating CoronaVirus with MOPA’s Deputy Director of General Medical Affairs

Consul General Steve Fagin participated in a Skype chat with KRG’s Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs Deputy Director of General Medical Affairs, Dr. Rebin Zikhani to learn how he is working to build awareness around combatting COVID-19 in the IKR. Dr. Zikhani received his master’s degree from  Marywood University in the United States. The U.S. stands with all of …

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CG Fagin Applauds People Working to Combat CoronaVirus in the IKR

Consul General Steve Fagin applauds all those who are working tirelessly to combat coronavirus in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. CG Fagin talked over Skype to two IYLEP participants from the IKR who are dedicated volunteers on the 122-helpline created by the KRG to assist anyone displaying coronavirus symptoms. The U.S. government continues to support young people …

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Consul General Fagin Meets Fulbright Alumni

Consul General Steve Fagin met with alumni of the Fulbright Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship and congratulated them on the successful completion of their program. The participants completed their programs at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Penn State University. The Consul General spoke about the importance of these educational programs in improving the relationship between …

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Consul General Fagin visits the Erbil Orphanage

CG Fagin and other members of the Consulate community visited the Erbil Orphanage on December 23 to deliver packages of clothing and food purchased with funds donated by Consulate staff. The CG met with the leadership team at the Orphanage and learned about the extensive support being provided to the children. The CG then toured the facility …

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Consul General Timmy Davis Visits Houston with a Delegation from Universities in Basrah

Consul General Timmy Davis accompanied a delegation from Basrah’s universities to visit Houston, Texas, as part of our commitment to deepen our partnership and foster the economic development of southern Iraq. The delegation attended the 2019 Offshore Technology Conference, the world’s largest oil show, celebrating its 50th Anniversary, and met with leadership at the University …

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Consulate Erbil Visits Baharka IDP Camp

On May 20, Economic and Commercial Affairs Officer Sharyn Fitzgerald attended the opening of a greenhouse project at Bahirka IDP camp. The project, sponsored by Mass Group Holding and implemented by Kurdish Human Rights Watch (KHRW) and the Kurdish American Cooperation Organization, established eight greenhouses to be managed by resident IDP families. The project seeks …

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Consul General Ken Gross opened new American Corner at the University of Kurdistan Hewler

On February 28, The Consul General Ken Gross helped open our new American Corner today at the University of Kurdistan Hewler. This is a cultural and informational center that offers a library, access to online journals, advising services for students interested in studying in the U.S., and a variety of ongoing cultural and English-language programming. …

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