Monthly Archives: November 2013

Mike Gapes MP on trip to the Kurdistan Region

Last week during the short Parliamentary recess I visited the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. I was impressed with the peaceful situation, booming economy, social, health and infrastructure development. Domiz refugee camp Kurdistan Twenty years ago the Kurds had to flee … Continue reading

Ankara, Erbil and Baghdad

Just five years ago, 100,000 Turkish troops were poised on the border with the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Today 200,000 Turkish workers live there as employees of hundreds of Turkish companies that are taking advantage of its booming economy. Last … Continue reading

Suffolk to Kurdistan school link

Please take a look at this uplifting video of a recent Kurdish schools delegation to the King Edward VI school in Bury St Edmunds whose students and teachers have been visiting schools in the Kurdistan Region as part of their … Continue reading

Robert Halfon hails energy agreement between the KRG and Turkey

London ¬– “The historic news that the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and its neighbour, Turkey have concluded a comprehensive agreement to build oil and gas pipelines to ship the autonomous region’s rich hydrocarbon reserves to world markets” has been formally … Continue reading