In a seminar at University of Kurdistan Hewler, the Kurdistan Regional
Government's Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, Mr. Falah Musta
Bakir, emphasized on the right track of his Department's activities.
In a seminar to all the students of the University, which was later
followed by a lecture to the undergraduate and postgraduate students of
Politics and International Relations department, Mr. Bakir described the
functions of his Department and the KRG's activities with regard to
international relations. "We are practicing foreign relations not foreign
policy," said the ministerial-rank figure, referring to the fact that
foreign policy is designed by Baghdad and Kurdistan Region is implementing
it. He also said that the number of diplomatic representation in the Region
is constantly rising due to the political, security and economic status in
the Region, as well as the understandable stance of the KRG regarding the
Mr. Bakir expressed his admire to be at UKH and stated that the vision
behind the establishment of UKH has been to heavily contribute to the
development of Kurdistan Region.