Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani has praised Sarwar Mahmoudi, a UK-based Kurd who saved the lives of 30 people in a fire last week.
"On Wednesday, May 24, Qubad Talabani called him and congratulated him for his brave stand to save the lives of 30 people and told him that we are proud of him as a Kurd," Mahmoud said.
"I was very happy that the Deputy Prime Minister called me and congratulated me. Such positions are an encouragement to all Kurds abroad in various ways to enhance the name and reputation of the Kurds among other countries," Mahmoud said.
Sarwar Mahmoud, a 39-year-old British citizen from Kalar. He saved the lives of 30 people when he saw a building on fire due to an electrical short circuit on last Wednesday. He is known in the British media as the brave boy and is widely praised for his attitude.