Committees' recent meetings - 14 April to 28 May 2023
The committees met with a US workers' rights organization, discussed healthcare in Halabja, national and generator electricity problems, legalizing and registering ownership of residential land, and commemorated genocide anniversaries.
Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami's statement on manipulations and changes to articles 13 and 14 of Iraq's Budget Bill
I am very concerned by the attempts of a number of MPs in the Iraqi Parliament’s Finance Committee to manipulate the rights and entitlements of the people of Kurdistan and forcibly reduce Kurdistan Region’s constitutional powers.
Secretary Muna Kahveci's statement on manipulation of Kurdistan Region's share in Iraq's Budget Bill
I am very concerned by the Iraqi Parliament’s Finance Committee’s latest manoeuvres to change some provisions of the Iraqi budget bill and thereby undermine the Kurdistan Region’s constitutional rights. I believe that this manipulation will impede the passage of the federal budget bill.
Parliament renews mandate of Kurdistan High Election and Referendum Commission with 58 votes
On Monday 22nd May 2023, presided by the Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq, and with the attendance of the Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and Parliament Secretary Muna Kahevi, the fourth ordinary sitting of the spring season of the fifth year of the fifth term of Parliament was held.
Additional item on the Order of Business of the Parliament sitting of 22 May 2023
The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament informed all of the Members of the Parliament in a written statement that a third item has been added to the order of business (agenda) of the fourth ordinary sitting on Monday, 22nd May 2023. The written statement is the following:
Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and Secretary Muna Kahveci meet with consuls general and diplomatic officials of US, UK, EU member states
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and Secretary Muna Kahveci on 21 May 2023 met with diplomatic officials of the US, UK, EU and several EU member states to discuss the next Parliament elections and the current political situation.
The Kurdistan Region searchable legislation database, in Kurdish and Arabic, includes the laws, resolutions and amendments enacted by the Kurdistan Parliament, repealed legislation, as well as the regulations issued by the KRG Council of Ministers. It also contains the drafts of the Kurdistan Constitution, and sets out the resolutions and decisions made by Parliament at the different stages of writing the draft Constitution. For Iraqi federal laws, the Kurdistan Region database links to the Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council's legislation depository.
The Kurdistan Parliament has 111 members elected by popular vote every four years. Sixteen parties and lists are in the current term that began in November 2018...
The Kurdistan Parliament's 19 standing committees work on a wide range of policy areas. Committees are the backbone of Parliament's work...
The Kurdistan Region searchable legislation database, in Kurdish and Arabic, includes the laws, resolutions and amendments enacted by the Kurdistan Parliament, as well as...