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Parliament holds second reading of first amendments to Law on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Kurdistan Parliament on 6 July held a sitting for the second reading of three bills, including first amendments to the Law on Rights of Persons with Disabilities. MPs also voted in favour of the first amendments to the Law on Ownership of Illegally Taken or Used Land in Municipalities.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami welcomes Christian religious leaders

Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 7 July welcomed Bashar Matti Warda, Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Erbil; Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Mosul; Npnail Nizar Saman, of the Syriac Catholic Church; and Abris Youkhana, Bishop of the Assyrian Church of the East in Erbil.

Order of Business for sitting of 8 July 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Thursday 8th July 2021 at 1pm, the 18th ordinary sitting of the spring session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Speaker Faiq meets with High Council of Political Parties’ Youth Organizations

The Speaker said, “I am heartened to see members of parties’ youth organizations crossing party barriers and coming together to achieve their common goal of serving and supporting young people.”

Order of Business for sitting of 6 July 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 6th July 2021 at 11am, the 17th ordinary sitting of the spring session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Kurdistan Parliament’s Martyrs Affairs Committee thanks Belgium Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee for recognition of genocide against Yazidis

The Yazidis hope that the international community will take such steps as your committee has taken to pave the way for bringing to justice the perpetrators of these crimes...to deliver at least some justice in this case, and to act as a deterrent to such crimes happening again.

Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami welcomes Head of European Union Advisory Mission in Iraq on civilian security

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 4 July welcomed Christoph Buik, Head of the European Union Advisory Mission in Iraq on the civilian security sector (EUAM) and his colleagues.

Parliament’s Presidency meets Kurdistan High Council for Women’s Affairs and Iraq Department of Women’s Empowerment

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Rewaz Faiq and Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 30 June welcomed Dr. Khanzad Ahmed, the Head of the Kurdistan High Council for Women’s Affairs and Dr. Yusra Karim, Director of the Iraq Department of Women’s Empowerment, and their staff.

Speaker Rewaz Faiq meets with heads of provincial councils

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Rewaz Faiq and Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 30 June welcomed the heads of Erbil, Slemani and Duhok provincial councils, to discuss their legal and administrative problems.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami meets with Iran’s Consul General in Erbil Nasrollah Rashnoudi

The Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and Consul General Nasrollah Rashnoudi on 30 June discussed the latest developments in Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and the region, the drafting of the Kurdistan Constitution, Iraq’s regional relations, the next Iraqi elections, the threat posed by ISIS, and bilateral relations.