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PM Barzani, US Secretary of Energy Discuss Relations

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister discussed energy relations with the US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette during a phone call on Thursday.

“Fruitful exchange today with Energy Secretary @SecBrouillette. We discussed ongoing progress on expanding US-Kurdistan energy relations and efforts to further improve our investor-friendly environment,” PM Barzani wrote on Twitter.

“Big potential for more inward investment and so more jobs for our citizens.”

The pair shed light on the “on going progress” in further strengthening the energy relations between Erbil and Washington, highlighting the efforts to improve the investor-friendly environment in the Kurdistan Region, reads a statement by Barzani’s office.

“The Prime Minister reiterated the KRG’s agenda to promote inward investment and create more jobs for Kurdistani citizens,” appreciating Secretary Brouillette’s support in this regard, the statement continued.

The Kurdish premier additionally called for more US investment and support, the statement concluded. Source