Kurdistan Parliament MPs on 29 September passed the Bill on Responsibility of Government Employees. Seventy-one MPs voted in favour of the bill. Parliament has a total of 111 MPs. At the sitting Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq said that in the near future the KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani will answer MPs’ questions in Parliament.
MPs pass Bill on Responsibility of Government Employees with 71 votes; Speaker says PM and Deputy PM will answer questions in Parliament
Committees’ recent meetings – 30 September 2020
In recent meetings committees worked on bills on missing children, prevention of international crimes against humanity, import and sale of oil products, and sale and lease of public assets. MPs will meet with the prosecutor's office to ask that conditional release for prisoners be implemented.
Committees’ recent meetings – 29 September 2020
Parliament's committees met with the UK Consulate to discuss the disputed territories, met management of prisons and custody centres, looked into forest fires in Slemani, and lack of access to higher education for religious studies school graduates.
Order of Business for 29 September 2020: Vote on Bill on Responsibility of Government Employees
The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 29th September 2020 at 2pm – the seventh ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the second year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:
Deputy Speaker Hawrami thanks Greece’s outgoing Consul General
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 28 September met with the outgoing Greek Consul General in Kurdistan Region, Efthymios Costopoulos. They discussed the political, economic and health situation, and relations between Kurdistan and Greece.
Deputy Speaker Hawrami conveys condolences to family of Muhammad Mirza
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 24 September expressed his condolences on the passing of the veteran Peshmerga Muhammad Mirza, in the following letter to his family:
Deputy Speaker Hawrami meets Norwegian Embassy's First Secretary Ole Denstad
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 27 September welcomed Mr Ole Denstad, the new First Secretary of the Norwegian Embassy in Jordan, with responsibility for humanitarian and political affairs in Iraq.
Deputy Speaker Hawrami expresses condolences to Kurdistan Region Vice-President Sheikh Jaafar Sheikh Mustafa
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 21 September telephoned Kurdistan Region Vice-President Sheikh Jaafar Sheikh Mustafa, to express his condolences on the passing of his wife Pershang Rashid Abdulkarim.
Committees’ recent meetings – 24 September 2020
MPs went to Chamchamal to look into the killing of two young women. Committees are working on legislation on the sale and lease of public assets, on the import and sale of oil products, on reparations for genocide survivors, and on the Kurdish Diaspora.
Speaker Rewas Faiq chairs meeting on Bill on Sale and Lease of Public Assets
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 22 September chaired a Finance and Economic Affairs Committee meeting to review and continue drafting the Bill on the Sale and Lease of Public Assets.