ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – In partnership with the Center for Kurdish Progress, Kurdistan 24 has organized a public forum at the United Kingdom’s House of Commons on the Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum.
The panel titled “The Kurdistan Region: A Strategic Ally in a Tough Neighborhood” will be held on Sep. 11 in the House of Commons, committee room nine, starting from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. local time (9:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m Erbil time).
The event will be chaired by Gary Kent, Director of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) in the Kurdistan Region.
Keynote speakers consist of British Members of Parliament, including Jack Lopresti and Nadhim Zahawi, as well as the founder and General Manager of Kurdistan 24 Noreldin Waisy and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Representative to the UK Karwan Jamal Tahir.
The Kurdistan Region’s upcoming independence referendum, scheduled for Sep. 25, is a historic day for Kurds around the world.
The event will give the people of the Kurdistan Region an opportunity to decide whether they want to remain part of or secede from the rest of Iraq and announce a new independent state.
The British Daily Telegraph newspaper has planned to publish a special supplement for articles written by British MPs and politicians on Kurdistan’s independence referendum.
On July 28, in partnership with The Washington Times, Kurdistan 24 held a daylong conference at the US Congress in Washington, DC where several US congressmen discussed the referendum.
The President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani has insisted on holding the vote despite opposition from Baghdad and neighboring countries.
President Barzani has also reiterated the people of the Kurdistan Region have the right to decide on their future democratically and peacefully.
For reservation to the public forum, please register.
Editing by Karzan Sulaivany