ERBIL – Kurdistan Region is home for all diverse ethnic and religious groups, Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani said, pointing out that even though the majority of the people in the region are Sunni Muslims, all other religions enjoy full freedom in the area.
PM Barzani made the comments in a congratulatory message on Monday to the people of Kurdistan on the New Year’s Eve, in which he also sent his wishes to all the components, including Muslims, Christians, Yezidis, Kakayis, Shabaks, Zardashtis, as well as all the nations who peacefully live together in the Kurdistan Region.
“On the New Year’s occasion, I extend my warmest greetings to all. I hope the upcoming new year will bring happiness and peace to the people of Kurdistan. I wish they will overcome all obstacles on their ways and will be able to achieve their goals,” Barzani said in a statement.