Monday 3 August 2020

Representative meets new USAID chief advisor on religious freedom

Washington - D.C., USA ( - Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman spoke with Samah Norquist, the newly appointed Chief Advisor for International Religious Freedom to the Administrator of USAID on Monday.

The KRG Representative to the United States congratulated Ms. Norquist on her new post and thanked USAID and the U.S. Congress for the support they continue to provide to various communities in Kurdistan and Iraq.

She and Ms. Norquist noted the sixth anniversary of the Yazidi genocide by ISIS and discussed ways to assist Yazidi women and the community. Ms. Norquist pointed out the culture of peaceful coexistence in the Kurdistan Region.