Governor Farhad Atrushi


Governor Farhad Atrushi, was sworn in as Governor of Duhok in June 2014. Mr. Atrushi served previously as a member of the Iraqi Council of Representatives (Parliament) in 2010-2014 during which he was a member of the Oil and Gas Committee. He lectured at the College of Law and Politics, University of Duhok in 2006-2010, and was Deputy Head of Department at the Law School of Nawroz University in Duhok in 2004-2006. In 2001 he was lecturing on Constitutional Law at the Law School (political systems and human rights) of the International Islamic University – Malaysia.

Governor Atrushi holds a Master’s Degree from the International Islamic University Malaysia in political science, majoring in international relations & foreign policy.