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Committee' recent meetings - 20 July 2020

Two committees compiled a report on Arabization and displacement in the disputed territories, the dangers from militia groups and ISIS, and coordination between the Peshmerga and Iraqi forces. The Integrity Committee and Head of the Integrity Board discussed corruption cases.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami meets with South Korea’s Consul General Kwang-jin Choi

Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 19 July met with South Korea’s Consul General to Erbil, Mr Kwang-jin Choi. On behalf of the Kurdistan Parliament, the Deputy Speaker thanked the government and people of South Korea for their humanitarian, economic and investment support to Kurdistan. 

Parliament's Presidency and Religious Affairs Committee convey condolences on death of Islamic scholar Mulla Jamil Ali

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq, Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami and Parliament's Religious Affairs and Endowments Committee on 18 July conveyed their condolences on the passing of Mulla Jamil Ali, a religious scholar.

Committees’ recent meetings – 17 July 2020

In recent meetings committees discussed how to increase domestic production and solve electricity problems, visited the Erbil 150 metre road project, and visited Duhok to look at grade 12 exam procedures and meet with the American University of Kurdistan.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami welcomes Head of Canada’s Embassy Office Ms. Ashley Durec

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 15 July met with Ms. Ashley Durec, the Head of Canada’s Embassy Office in Erbil. They discussed the latest health and economic developments, the border areas, the Reform Law, relations between Erbil and Baghdad, and ISIS’s movements and activities.

Committees’ recent meetings – 14 July 2020

In recent meetings MPs discussed with the American University of Iraq Sulaimani (AUIS) the government's order to reduce private university fees; they discussed the Bill on Patients' Rights and Duties; and decided to ask the Health Minister to attend a Parliament sitting.

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

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 13 July welcomed the Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Erbil, Nasrollah Rashnoudi. They discussed relations between Kurdistan Region and Baghdad, recent movements by ISIS, and the importance of the reform process in Kurdistan. Deputy Speaker Hawrami gave Parliament's official position on the recent military attacks inside Kurdistan's borders. 

Committees’ recent meetings – 12 July 2020

MPs questioned the agriculture and trade ministers about the failure to market Kurdistan's tomatoes and other produce, causing financial losses for farmers. MPs looked at Coronavirus containment measures in exam halls for year 12 high school students. They discussed the health of prisoners with Coronavirus, and delays to court appeals and temporary release due to the pandemic. 

Kurdistan Parliament publishes official English translation of the Reform Law - Law No. 2 of 2020

The Kurdistan Parliament today 7 July 2020 publishes the official English translation of the Law on Reform of Salaries, Allowances, Grants, Privileges & Retirement - Law No. 2 of 2020.

Committees’ recent meetings – 7 July 2020

This week committees discussed water meter complaints, cancellation of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, and scheduling a sitting on the Kurdistani areas outside the KRG administration. MPs also visited the areas hit by Turkey and Iran's recent military campaigns.