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Dr. Vala Fareed, Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament

Note: The MP resigned from his membership of Parliament and was appointed as Minister of the region for Parliament Affairs

Personal Information

Name Vala Fareed Ibrahim
Nationality Kurd
Religion Islam
Date & Place of Birth  1976, Erbil
Education PhD in Public Law, 2008


Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)

Committee Membership

  1. Member of the committee for the drafting of the Kurdistan-Iraq Constitution Project according to the (Law No. 4 of 2015) in the Kurdistan Parliament.
  2. Member of the 13th Congress of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in 2010
  3. Member of Advisory Committee for Compensation of Genocide Victims in the Ministry of Martyrs’ Affairs and Victims of Anfal 

Previous career

  1. Lecturer at Salahaddin University, College of Law, (2003-2013)
  2. Head of Legislative Committee in Parliament's fourth term, (2013-2018) 
  3. Member of the Kurdistan Lawyers Syndicate and the Union of Teachers of Kurdistan
  4. Member of Kurd Institute for Victimology and Confronting Genocide