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DAS Gavito and CG Palladino Announce Additional Funding for Cultural Renovations in Erbil
October 14, 2021

Professionals holding up a life-sized donation check for citadel revitalization.

Deputy Assistant Secretary Jennifer Gavito and Consul General Robert Palladino joined Erbil’s Governor, Umed Khoshnaw, to announce additional U.S. funding for further renovations of the Hamam and to create a children’s Center at the Erbil Citadel. U.S. funding to the Erbil Citadel now totals $1.5 million. The U.S. continues to expand opportunities for future partnership and collaboration and works with our Kurdish friends to preserve valuable archeological sites in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.