Korea Provides Humanitarian Assistance Worth $300,000 to Refugees, IDPs in Kurdistan
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Korea Provides Humanitarian Assistance Worth $300,000 to Refugees, IDPs in Kurdistan

Korean Ambassador to Iraq, Jang Kyung Wook, speaking at Camp Khazir (Korean Consulate General in Erbil).

ERBIL — The Government of Korea on Thursday delivered another shipment of humanitarian assistance to the refugees and IDPs sheltered in the Kurdistan Region.

During a ceremony at Camp Khazir in north of Erbil, Jang Kyung Wook, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iraq, said tents worth $300,000 were delivered to add to his country’s $8-million assistance for those in need in Iraq and Kurdistan.

“The Ambassador, also in coordination with the Barzani Charity Foundation, donated school bags with stationeries to the children of this camp,” reads a press release from the Korean Consulate General in Erbil.

Ambassador Jang Kyung Wook delivered a speech at the ceremony at Camp Khazir, saying that Korea’s continuous support for the Republic of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region is a token of its strong confidence that trust and understanding built through decades of bilateral relationship, will be strengthened and reinforced for a brighter and more prosperous future.

Omed Khoshnaw, the Governor of Erbil who accompanied the ambassador, thanked Korea for its generosity and steadfast support to the Kurdistan Region.