Governor of Erbil receives Trade Delegation from Van Governorate

Governor of Erbil receives Trade Delegation from Van Governorate

Today, Thursday, June 27, 2024, Governor Omed Khoshnaw of Erbil, accompanied by Kaylan Haji Saeed, President of the Erbil Chamber of Commerce and Industry, received Necdet Takva, President of the Van Chamber of Commerce and Industry, along with several businessmen and members of the city’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

During the meeting, Governor Omed Khoshnaw of Erbil welcomed the delegation and emphasized the robust and enduring political relations between the Kurdistan Region and Turkey, highlighting their positive impact on bilateral trade and economic activities.

The Governor of Erbil urged for further development of these relations and expressed readiness to coordinate and collaborate with Van Governorate across all levels. He highlighted that numerous Turkish companies operate in various sectors within the Kurdistan Region, emphasizing that they receive comprehensive support and facilities.

The Governor of Erbil emphasized the need to intensify efforts in strengthening relations between the Erbil and Van Chambers of Commerce and Industry. He outlined plans for future collaboration aimed at bolstering the tourism sector between the two governorates, identifying it as a pivotal area for economic development and market enhancement.

For his part, the President of the Van Chamber of Commerce and Industry expressed his happiness with the meeting and warm welcome, emphasizing the continued strengthening of relations between the two sides. He also invited the Governor of Erbil to attend the city's Chamber of Commerce and Industry exhibition, scheduled for next September.

He noted that Van Governorate has made significant progress in tourism, trade, culture, industry, and livestock raising.

He emphasized that Erbil is regarded as a strong economic market in the region and suggested that the exchange of ideas and opinions through the cooperation of businessmen from both sides could be highly beneficial.