25 November - Parliament's Reconstruction and Investment Committee held their first regular meeting since being established as a standalone committee earlier this month. The members discussed their priorities of looking into road, highway and other construction and into investment projects.
Parliament announces three-day campaign of donations for Rojava refugees
Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 24 November at a press conference announced the launch of a campaign to raise donations for Kurdish refugees who fled due to military operations in Rojava, NE Syria. The donation drive is one of Parliament’s 12 recommendations on Rojava.
Committees’ recent meetings - 25 November 2019
The culture and municipalities committees continue to work on the Bill on Commercial Advertising in the Kurdistan Region.
MPs and Canada’s Institute on Governance discuss problems with Iraq Federal Financial Management Law
Kurdistan Parliament MPs and Canada’s Institute on Governance held a workshop to discuss the violations of Kurdistan’s rights in Iraq’s Federal Financial Management Law.
Deputy Speaker Hawrami conveys condolences on passing of Sheikh Osman Sirey
On the sad news of the passing of Sheikh Osman Sirey, the spiritual leader and well-known figure, Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami conveyed his condolences to Sheikh Osman's family and followers.
Kurdistan Parliament elects chairs of four new committees
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 20th November chaired the elections of the chairs, vice-chairs and rapporteurs (the bureaux) of four newly formed committees, and elections to rearrange the bureaux of seven existing committees.
Speaker Faiq chairs meeting on Bill on Protection of Local Products
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 20 November chaired a consultative meeting with the KRG Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources and the Minister of Trade and Industry on the Bill on Protection of Local Products in the Kurdistan Region.
Deputy Speaker Hawrami: Our Parliament wants strong ties with world’s parliaments
Kurdistan Parliament’s Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 19 November participated in a two-day conference by the American University of Kurdistan-Dohuk on Peace and Security in the Middle East.
Committees' recent meetings - 20 November 2019
The Social Affairs committee is following up on workers' rights and conditions, and cases of prisoners held without charge or trial. The Integrity Committee is looking into demands from two public universities, and continues to pursue the problems with household water meters.
Parliament to get Government's view on Bill on Patients' Rights and Duties
Parliament's health and legislative committees will ask the Kurdistan Regional Government to give its opinions on the Bill on Patients' Rights and Duties.