KRG UK High Representative attends Mayor of London’s Reception for international diplomatic community

Karwan Jamal Tahir, the Kurdistan Regional Government High Representative to the United Kingdom was among ambassadors and senior dignitaries from more than 100 countries at a Diplomatic Reception hosted by the Mayor of London at City Hall on Monday 26 February 2018.

Mr Tahir met with Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London and the members of diplomatic corbs in the UK and exchanged views on further fostering the bilateral relations.  Sadiq Khan praised the valuable role of diplomats in the city and thanked them for their efforts in strengthening relationships between the capital and their respective countries. The Mayor called for international backing on gender equality and to use the momentum of the #MeToo movement to end harassment and inequality.

The Mayor also renewed his call for the government to guarantee that the three million EU citizens living in the UK due to their social, economic and cultural contribution to the society. “London is and always will be open to everyone — regardless of the colour of your skin, passport or flag” the Mayor added.

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