Speaker Rewas Faiq welcomes Governor of Halabja Azad Tofiq
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 18 February welcomed the Governor of Halabja Azad Tofiq and Deputy Governor Kawa Ali. She pledged that Parliament will look into and follow up on Halabja's complaints and requests.
Committees' recent meetings - 20 February 2020
The Legislative Committee are looking into tax collection to contribute to the investment budget and development, while ensuring that tax rates do not lead to flight of capital. The Culture Committee is pressing for journalists' work to be counted in their years of government service.
Speaker Rewas Faiq welcomes Dr. Jaffar Ibrahim Eminki
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 18 February welcomed Dr. Jaffar Ibrahim Eminki, the Head of the Board of Advisers to Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani.
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker welcomes Dr. Jaffar Ibrahim Eminki
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 18 February welcomed Dr. Jaffar Ibrahim Eminki, the Head of the Board of Advisers to Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani.
The Kurdistan Parliament has 111 members elected by popular vote every four years. Sixteen parties and lists are in the current parliament term that began in November 2018. Of these, eight are parties or lists that represent Turkmen, Christian and Armenian communities in Kurdistan Region. Of the 111 seats, 11 are reserved for these communities. By law, women must hold at least 30% of seats.
Texts of the laws passed by the Kurdistan Parliament - Iraq.
The Kurdistan Parliament has 19 standing committees that work on a wide range of subject areas. Much of parliament’s work takes place in these committees. Their mandate is to propose and study bills (draft laws) and look at suggested amendments. Committees scrutinize the government and other institutions, and examine issues of the day. They also represent the public by looking into their problems, complaints and requests.