Arbil/ Iraq TradeLink: Kurdish Planning Ministry announced that the population of the region increased by 30% due to the entrance of the displaced people.
Minister Ali al-Sindi, in the first conference on national development plan for 2018-2022, held here, pointed out the Kurdish region is passing through hard conditions due to the war against Da'ish (ISIS) organization.
He added that 1700 Kurds were killed and 10.000 wounded in this war.
Minister al-Sindi disclosed that 50% of the displaced people are deprived of education.
Source: Iraq TradeLink