2021.03.07 – 08:53
Baghdad – People
On Sunday, the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, received Pope Francis upon his arrival at Erbil airport.
Our correspondent reported (March 7, 2021) that Nechirvan Barzani officially received the Pope at Erbil airport and held a meeting as soon as the Pope arrived in the governorate, while the latter also met with the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, and a number of clerics in the Kurdistan region.
And the Pope of the Vatican arrived, on Sunday morning, to Erbil Governorate, as part of his visit to Iraq.
Our correspondent (March 7, 2021) stated that the Pope arrived on an Iraqi Airways plane to Erbil Governorate, in the midst of official reception procedures.
He continued, that a number of officials in the Kurdistan region and clerics, were received by the Pope upon his arrival to the province.