ANKAWA, Iraq — The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), Masrour Barzani, visited the Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrian district of Ankawa, Erbil, accompanied by the Minister of Interior, Minister of Transport and Communications Ano Abdoka, who is a Chaldean-Syriac-Assyrian, and the Governor of Erbil.
Prime Minister Barzani expressed his happiness for visiting Ankawa, which he considered an important center for religious and social coexistence. He noted that Ankawa is expanding and improving day after day.
During his visit, PM Barzani announced the transformation of Ankawa from a town into a district. The change in status will improve services in all fields, claimed the Prime Minister, who stressed the KRG’s readiness to provide any possible assistance.
PM Barzani also visited the Mother Mary or Maryamana Private Hospital in Erbil which was established by the Syriac Chaldean Catholic Church last year with the support of local and international partners. The aim of its establishment was to develop medical care and provide health services for all.
Are you only Muslim? Do you just call yourself Muslim? Of course no! You always call yourself Kurdish. The ones you visit are not just Christians, either. Syriac (Assyrian-Aramaic-Chaldean) https://t.co/o73ldNz4dR
— Tuma Çelik (@tuma_celik) October 5, 2021