ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday met with a Bahrain ministerial delegation led by Sheikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Finance and National Economy of the Gulf country, to discuss closer cooperation in different areas of common interest.
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the annual summit of the World Economic Forum in Davos, where PM Barzani is meeting with world leaders separately and speak at a panel discussion on security in the Middle East.
“We have a common agenda: better public finances, tax reform and an economy that works for everybody, not just a few,” the Kurdish leader wrote on Twitter after the meeting with the Bahraini delegation.
Earlier the day, the Kurdish leader met with Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Qatari Minister of Commerce and Industry, Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and Akihiko Tanaka, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
While in Davos, PM Barzani will speak during a panel discussion entitled “A New Security Architecture in the Middle East”. He will also hold a series of meetings on the sidelines of the event with senior government officials, businessmen, and economists.
More than 50 heads of government are expected to attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort town of Davos from May 22 to May 26. The World Economic Forum (WEF) said the Annual Meeting 2022 at Davos will focus on 'history at a turning point', the theme of the summit.