Kurdistan Region President meets with Ambassador of Sweden
Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Jonas Lovèn, the incoming Ambassador of Sweden to Iraq, in Erbil on Thursday.
The President congratulated Ambassador Lovèn on assuming office, wished him success in his new mission, and expressed full support for his assignment. The President also commended Sweden’s aid to the Kurdistan Region.
Ambassador Lovèn referred to the importance that Sweden attaches to its relations with Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in all areas of cooperation, encouraging Swedish businesses to invest in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.
The President voiced Kurdistan Region’s willingness to welcome and support Swedish investments, gave a brief overview of the election law in Iraq, the voting process and the outcome of the elections. The President expressed his appreciation for the cooperation of the UNAMI, the European Union and their global partners with Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission.
Boosting relations, the developments in the wider region, the impacts of global warming especially on Iraq, the works and activities of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Representative in Sweden, and the status of the Kurdistani community in Sweden were highlighted.