Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al -Kadhimi (File)
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SULAIMANI — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Representative to Baghdad Fars Issa said on Monday (August 17) that a number of KRG officials will accompany Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi during his visit to Washington this week.
Specifically, Head of the Kurdistan Region Presidency Divan Fawzi Hariri, Secretary of the KRG Council of Ministers Amanj Rahim, KRG Representative to US Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, and a representative from the Ministry for Peshmerga Affairs will be on hand in Washington, Issa said in a statement.
Federal Defense Minister Juma Enad, Oil Minister Ihsan Ismaael, Electricity Minister Majid Mehdi, Planning Minister Khalid Batal Najim, Displacement and Migration Minister Evan Fayaq, and several advisers will also accompany him, Issa added.
Al-Kadhimi is slated to arrive in Washington on Wednesday to meet with US President Donald Trump and other senior officials.
On Sunday evening, Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein headed to Washington in advance of the arrival of his boss.
(NRT Digital Media)