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.
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.
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.
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.
Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami meets with Head of UNAMI Regional Office Mr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 21 May 2023 met with Mr. Ricardo Rodriguez, the Head of the UNAMI Office in the Kurdistan Region, and his colleagues. They discussed the current political situation and the next Parliament elections.
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.
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:
Order of Business for sitting of 22 May 2023
The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Monday 22nd May 2023 at 10am, the fourth ordinary sitting of the spring session of the fifth year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:
Parliament holds readings of several bills, votes on appointments to standing committees
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 17th May 2023 presided over a sitting for readings of several bills and for voting on new appointments to the standing committees.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq and EU Ambassador to Iraq Villa Varjola discuss next Kurdistan Parliament elections
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq and the European Union's Ambassador to Iraq Villa Varjola on 16 May 2023 discussed the next Kurdistan Parliament elections.