Kurdistan
Twin brother of Kurdish PM Nechirvan Barzani passes away

Twin brother of Kurdish PM Nechirvan Barzani passes away


Kurdistan Region — Dilovan Idris Barzani, the brother of the prime minister of the Kurdistan Region passed away on Monday. The 51-year-old died of a heart attack in Erbil.

 

"It is with a deep sorrow, in the morning of Monday, April 2, 2018, Dilovan Idris Barzani, the son of Idris Barzani, died of a heart attack," stated Masoud Barzani.

Masoud Barzani, brother of the late Idris Barzani, is the uncle of Dilovan Barzani.

"While I am announcing this sad news, I ask God for him to rest in peace and grant patience for all of us," added Masoud Barzani, the former president of the Kurdistan Region.

 

Dilovan Barzani and Nechirvan Barzani were twins and born on September 21, 1966, in Barzan in what is now the Kurdistan Region.


Dilovan Barzani did not have governmental post, but was a social figure, taking part in events and often representing Nechirvan Barzani.

 

By Rudaw