Masrour Barzani: The KR is continuing to work to build the best relations with the federal government and resolve all outstanding issues

Baghdad The PM of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, confirmed that the Kurdistan Region is continuing to work in order to build the best relations with the federal government and to resolve all outstanding issues.

During his meeting today with the consuls, envoys and diplomats of the countries that have diplomatic representation in the Kurdistan region, Barzani referred to the efforts to form the new government, in a manner that serves all Iraqi citizens and the various components, and contributes to achieving peaceful and security stability in Iraq.

During the meeting, Barzani highlighted the internal situation in the Kurdistan Region, as well as the reforms initiated by the ninth cabinet, the relations between the Kurdistan Region and the federal government, and the latest developments in Iraq and the region.

Barzani discussed on the regional government’s work program aimed at diversifying the economy, increasing revenue sources, reducing expenditures, reorganizing taxes, facilitating the work of foreign and local investors and digitizing services, in an important step for developing and strengthening cooperation between government institutions in a modern way, and reducing corruption through a system in which the daily government spending is known in an electronic, transparent and clear manner.

The Prime Minister reiterated that the Kurdistan Region is an important factor for stability in the region and always looks forward to building good relations with neighboring countries and improving its relations with the international community in general. He also pointed out the importance of continuing coordination and cooperation with the Kurdistan region to confront the threats of ISIS terrorists, and to activate the joint security coordination centers between the Peshmerga and the Iraqi army

Source: National Iraqi News Agency