The opening of a new passport office in Erbil

18/11/2019 - 23:04 Published in News/Kurdistan

An Office of the issuance and renewal of passports opened in the town of Soran of the province of Erbil Monday in the presence of the Minister of Interior of Kurdistan region, the representative of the Federal Ministry of Interior, as well as the Governor of Erbil.

"The office of the renewal and issuance of the passports of Chamchamal will be opened soon," Reber Ahmed, the KRG's interior minister, told a news conference.

For his part, the governor of Erbil, Firsat Sofi, considered the opening of this office as a "great and positive service to the town of Soran and its citizens."

The opening of an office for issuing and renewing passports in Soran comes at a time when the provincial and federal governments have agreed to open a passport office in Chamchamal.