KRG Ministry of Peshmerga promotes more than 7,500 members, employees

Peshmerga members in the Kuridstan Region (file)

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SULAIMANI — The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs said on Monday (November 29) it has decided to promote the rank of 7,832 Peshmerga members and employees in the ministry.

The ministry said in a statement the employees have been divided into two lists. The first list includes 7,777 members and employees while the second includes 55.

"All those employee and Peshmerga [members] have been divided into the two lists based on their military service and certificates,” the ministry said.

The ministry added preparations for the officers' promotions are also in the final stages

The KRG had suspended promotions for several years.

(NRT Digital Media)