On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, NCAFP President & CEO Susan Elliott, hosted a conversation with Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, the Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States. Key to Ms. Abdul Rahman's role are strengthening ties between Kurdistan and the United States, advocating her government’s position on a wide array of political, security, humanitarian, economic, and cultural matters and promoting coordination and partnership.
Prior to her US appointment in 2015, Ms. Abdul Rahman was the High Representative to the United Kingdom. She was elected to the Leadership Council of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in 2010. Ms. Abdul Rahman discussed a wide range of issues relating to Kurdistan and Iraq and took time to answer questions from our participants.