His Excellency President Barzani attended the Munich Security Conference (MSC), which is the most important event of the year, addressing international conflicts and resolutions
On 15 February where Hemin Hawrami officially passed responsibility to Hoshyar Siwaily.
In a meeting with the newly-appointed Japanese Consul General to Kurdistan, Katsumi Moriyasu, Hemin Hawrami highlighted the appreciation of the Kurdish administration for Japan's role in supporting the Kurds and said he hoped that both sides can encourage future positive relations
Hemin Hawrami praised Germany for their humanitarian support and military aid after meeting with the Deputy Consul General to Erbil, Cristofer Burger, for talks on the latest political climate in the Kurdistan Region.
Hemin Hawrami says any decisions by the Iraqi government on the potential provincial elections in the disputed city Kirkuk should be taken into consideration, but if the Iraqi government is take a contrary decision, the KRG and the governor of Kirkuk will have a decision on Kirkuk