Massoud Barzani in Davos & meeting with Talabani in Berlin

DAVOS, Switzerland, – 23.1.2013 –  The President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani met with the Chairman of the Executive Board of Exxon Mobil, Rex Pilarson and discussed the company’s activities in the exploration field in Kurdistan Region.

According to a statement issued by Kurdistan Presidency “in the context of the current visit of the region’s president, Massoud Barzani and his accompanying delegation, they arrived on Tuesday to Switzerland in order to participate in the World Economic Conference in Davos”. The statement added that “in the beginning of the meeting, the chairman of the Executive Board of Exxon Mobil talked about the company’s activities, which has been working in Kurdistan Region in oil exploration field.” This and before heading to Switzerland, President Barzani went to Germany to check on the health of Iraqi president, Jalal Talabani and be informed about the medical actions taken for treatment, President Barzani was happy with the improvement of the health status of Talabani. Barzani left Erbil on Sunday of this week in a visit to a number of European countries in addition to attending the World Economic Conference in Davos, Switzerland.

President Barzani is accompanied in this visit by a governmental delegation comprising of Deputy Prime Minister, Imad Ahmed,President of the Kurdistan Region office, Fouad Hussein, Minister of nature wealth of the territorial Government, Ashti Hawrami, Minister of Planning, Ali al-Sindi, the official of Foreign Relations Department in the Government, Falah Mustafa in addition to a group of advisers.