KRG delegation participated in 27th St. Petersburg Economic Forum

Shukri emphasized the importance of the Kurdistan Region's participation in the forum, highlighting the potential for increased coordination with companies, countries, and regions.
Mohammed Shukri, Chairman of the Kurdistan Board of Investment. (Photo: Kurdistan 24)
Mohammed Shukri, Chairman of the Kurdistan Board of Investment. (Photo: Kurdistan 24)

ERBIL (Kurdistan24) – Mohammed Shukri, Chairman of the Kurdistan Board of Investment, has announced that a delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), acting as an emissary of the Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister, has participated in the 27th St. Petersburg Economic Forum in Russia.

On Thursday, June 6, Dr. Mohammed Shukri told Kurdistan24, "As an emissary of and directed by the Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister, we are participating in the 27th St. Petersburg Economic Forum. The forum will host 130 nation-states, more than 20,000 attendees, and thousands of companies."

Shukri emphasized the importance of the Kurdistan Region's participation in the forum, highlighting the potential for increased coordination with companies, countries, and regions. "It is crucial for the Kurdistan Regional Government to engage in all activities of this forum to attract more investments from other countries."

"Most of the countries participating in this forum are our trade partners. For example, China, India, Russia, Arab countries, and Turkey are all taking part in this international forum," he added.

Shukri noted the Kurdistan Region's strong trade relations with these countries and mentioned that one of the Prime Minister's goals is to further increase trade. "This participation is aimed at leveraging the potential of both sides, particularly those countries that are geographically close to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region."

He concluded by stating, "The opportunities can be showcased here, and Kurdistan will continue to participate in such conferences in the future to strengthen its economic ties and attract more investment."

A delegation of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) consisting of Kamal Muslim Saeed, Minister of Trade and Industry of the KRG, and Mohammed Shukri, Chairman of the Kurdistan Board of Investment, on Tuesday, June 4, arrived in Russia to attend the 27th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

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