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Parliament delegation visits Bardarash camp for Syrian Kurdish refugees

A delegation of Kurdistan Parliament MPs on 27 February visited Bardarash camp for Syrian Kurdish refugees. They met with camp officials to discuss the living conditions and the problems faced by the refugees. 

Committees' recent meetings - 3 March 2020

In recent meetings Kurdistan Parliament's committees and British Consulate officials discussed Arabization and the lack of security in Kirkuk; and met with the Tourism Board to discuss drafting a tourism bill and coronavirus measures. 

MP Romeo Hakari meets with Jordan’s speakers of the Senate and House of Representatives, Jordanian Catholic Centre

Mr. Romeo Hakari MP in late February visited the Kingdom of Jordan and met with the Speaker of the Senate Faisal Al-Fayez, Speaker of the House of Representatives Atef Al-Tarawneh , and visited the Jordanian Catholic Centre for Studies and Media.

Speaker Rewas Faiq meets with Australia’s Ambassador to Iraq Joanne Loundes

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 1 March welcomed Australia’s Ambassador Joanne Loundes. They discussed the formation of the next Iraqi cabinet and Parliament's legislative priorities. 

Speaker Faiq opens spring session of Parliament, MPs hold second reading of anti-oil smuggling bill

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 1 March opened the spring session of Parliament by setting out recent legislative achievements and future priorities. She then presided over the second reading of the Bill on Combating Smuggling of Oil and Oil Products in Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Parliament honours Mulla Mustafa Barzani on 41st anniversary of his death

The Kurdistan Parliament on 1 March commemorated the 41st anniversary of the death of Kurdish leader Mulla Mustafa Barzani. Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq, Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, Secretary Muna Kahveci, MPs of all the political parties and Parliament staff attended the commemoration.

Committees' recent meetings - 27 February 2020

Committees' recent meetings - 27 February 2020

MPs join 109th anniversary celebration of Turkmen journalism

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, Secretary Muna Kahveci and several MPs on 25 February joined the celebration of the 109th anniversary of Turkmen Journalism at the Rotana Hotel in Erbil.

Committees' recent meetings - 26 February 2020

In recent meetings Parliament' committees discussed the government's measures against the novel Corona Virus; the ant oil-smuggling bill; an electronic media bill; tax law and its implementation, amending the Law on Rights of Persons with Disabilities; and the repatriation of Anfal victims' remains from southern Iraq mass graves.

Committee on Protection of Women's Rights holds Women's Support Network meeting

Kurdistan Parliament’s Committee on Protection of Women’s Rights on 25 February held a meeting with NGOs, the UNFPA, consuls and KRG officials on amending the domestic violence law and other areas of cooperation.