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Kurdistan Parliament invites applications for Head of Independent Human Rights Commission

The Kurdistan Parliament invites applications from the public for the position of Head of the Kurdistan Region Independent Human Rights Commission, and asks applicants to submit their CV to the Directorate of Parliament Affairs. Details of how to apply and the application criteria are as follows...

Speaker Rewas Faiq welcomes new US Consul General Rob Waller

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 17 August welcomed Rob Waller, the new United States Consul General to Kurdistan Region. She thanked the US for assisting the Peshmerga forces in the fight against ISIS. 

Deputy Speaker Hawrami welcomes new US Consul General Rob Waller

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 17 August welcomed Rob Waller, the new United States Consul General to Kurdistan Region and his delegation.

Speaker Faiq’s speech at opening of autumn session: Parliament’s achievements and next tasks

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 2 September, at the opening of the autumn session, made the following speech regarding the current Parliament’s work so far and its tasks and responsibilities that lie ahead:

Kurdistan Parliament unveils portrait of Mother Aisha

A portrait of the late Mother Aisha, who passed away in July, was unveiled in the Kurdistan Parliament building on 2 September by Speaker Rewas Faiq. Mother Aisha became a national symbol of Kurds’ sacrifices after losing her three Peshmerga sons killed on the same day in the war against ISIS in 2014.

Video: Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq opens Autumn Session, MPs read two bills

Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 2nd September opened the autumn session of the Kurdistan Parliament. Please click on the video link below to watch the sitting....

Order of business for sitting of 2 September 2020, opening of Autumn Session

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 at 1pm – the first ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the second year of the Parliament’s fifth term. The Presidency announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq congratulates Kurdistan Democratic Party on 74th anniversary

Dr. Rewas Faiq, the Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament, on 15 August congratulated the Kurdistan Democratic Party on their 74th anniversary, in the following letter to the party’s president, members, political bureau and leadership council:

Statement by Presidency of Parliament on 6th anniversary of Yazidi genocide

To defend the rights of the people of Sinjar, the Kurdistan Parliament, in extraordinary sitting No. 3 on 3rd August 2019, officially designated 3rd August 2014 as the day of the genocide against the Yazidis, in order to provide legal grounds for reparations for their mental, physical, emotional and material suffering and loss.

Parliament’s Presidency announces end of spring term of Parliament

Per Resolution number 6 of 2020, Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency announces the end of the spring term of the second year of the fifth term of Parliament on 31 July 2020. From 1 August 2020, Parliament will be in recess.