Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman had virtual meetings and phone calls with several Congress members in the past few weeks to brief them on the positive developments and the severe economic and public health challenges in Kurdistan Region and Iraq.
The Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the United States took part in a virtual event highlighting the business outlook and opportunities in the Kurdistan Region, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's US-Iraq d Council on Monday, June 21.
This episode features an interview with Ambassador Robert Ford, the former US Ambassador to Algeria and Syria, and former deputy Ambassador to Iraq from 2008 to 2010. Ambassador Ford discusses his experience in Iraq and shares his views about developments in the region.
Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, the KRG Representative to the United States, congratulated Robert Waller, the U.S. State Department’s Director of the Office of Iraq Affairs, on his assignment as Consul General in Erbil.
KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman addressed the members of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy this week in a virtual discussion about Kurdistan Region in Iraq.
Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman on Thursday congratulated the Canadian Parliamentary Friends of the Kurds on its fourth anniversary and briefed members of the group on developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq.
On Thursday, Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman discussed security related issues and US-Kurdistan cooperation with Simone Ledeen, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East.
Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman took part in a virtual meeting of a small group of Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS on Thursday, June 4.
Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman and members and staff of the U.S. Congress have been holding online meetings and phone calls instead of face-to-face meetings due to the pandemic.
KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman participated in a virtual panel discussion organized by the Mines Advisory Group (MAG), which focused on a film that highlights the impact of mines and unexploded bombs in Sinjar.
Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman and Michael Harvey, USAID Assistant Administrator in the Middle East Bureau, spoke by phone on Thursday about recent developments in the Kurdistan Region following the pandemic and fall in oil prices.
The Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the United States participated in an International Religious Freedom (IRF) Roundtable focused on the Kurdistan Region.
Members of the US-Kurdistan Business Council gathered on videoconference to hear from KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman about the economic outlook in Kurdistan Region and other critical issues.
KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman held a series of calls with US administration officials this week from the Department of Defense, Office of the Vice President, and Department of State.
KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman joined a videoconference with students from Columbia University’s International Fellows Program in the School of International and Public Affairs.
The KRG Representation in Washington hosted a videoconference discussion on Tuesday with doctors working on the front lines of the battle against the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.
KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman had a call with Dr. Matt Zais, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of International Affairs at the US Department of Energy.
KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman spoke at a virtual event on Wednesday about the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak on the Kurdistan Region and the humanitarian response.
KRG Representative to the United States Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman spoke on Monday with David Copley, the newly-appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq Affairs.
As a result of concerns over the spread of the virus and in line with guidance by local authorities, our office in Washington DC is closed to visitors until further notice. The Representative and staff of the Mission are teleworking and remain active and available digitally.
KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman hosted a meeting with Hişyar Özsoy, the People’s Democratic Party (Halkların Demokratik Partisi) Co-chair of Foreign Affairs, and Giran Ozcan, the Party’s Representative in Washington.
The organization Justice for Kurds and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs hosted a high-level conference at Yale University titled “The Kurds in Crisis” to discuss issues facing Kurdish people throughout the Middle East.
The KRG Representation in Washington has launched a new podcast aimed at exploring the rich relationship between the United States and the Kurdistan Region.
KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman met with senior US Administration leaders this week to discuss a range of humanitarian, security, and political issues.
KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman attended the National Prayer Breakfast this year, joining American and international political and religious leaders at the event in Washington, DC.
Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman met with members of the House Armed Services Committee on January 29.
Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman traveled to Capitol Hill on January 28 to meet with members of critical Congressional committees.
Representative Abdul Rahman visited the US Department of Energy on January 23 to meet with Dr. Matthew Zais, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of International Affairs.
Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman met Senator Richard Burr on January 23 for a wide-ranging discussion on recent political and security developments in Kurdistan and the rest of Iraq.
President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani and President of the United States Donald Trump held a meeting in which they discussed the situation in Iraq as well as Kurdistan Region's relations with the United States.