Wednesday 27 July 2022

Representative Abdul Rahman congratulates incoming US Consul General to Erbil

Washington, DC, USA ( - Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman met Mr. Irvin Hicks Jr., newly appointed US Consul General to Erbil, at the KRG Mission Office in Washington on July 27, 2022.  

The envoy congratulated Mr. Hicks on his new post and discussed ways to continue and deepen US-Kurdistani cooperation. The discussion focused on widening economic investment and collaboration, expanding cultural ties and exchange initiatives, including sister-city programs.  

Mr Hicks is likely to begin work in Erbil in August as US Consul General. Previously, he served as Senior Negotiator with the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs Office of Security Negotiations and Agreements, and as the Foreign Policy Advisor for the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. In 2020 he served as part of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.