Kurdistan Parliament speaker receives Ambassador of Philippine to Iraq

2/24/2019 6:48:00 AM

On Thursday, February 21, 2019 Dr. Vala Farid Kurdistan Parliament speaker received Philippine ambassador to Iraq Julies Torres and an accompanying delegation.

The ambassador welcomed the election of leadership of Kurdistan parliament and congratulated the new presidency board. He also expressed his pleasure to appreciate that women in Kurdistan Parliament have obtained a major position in the leadership board. “We aim to expand our relations with Kurdistan region in different fields, especially economy and commercial issues.” he added. He said that in a near future Consulate of Philippine will be established in Erbil.

On her own side, Kurdistan Parliament speaker thanked Mr. Ambassador for the visit, stressing on the necessity to make a strong mutual relations between Kurdistan Parliament and Philippine parliament.