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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.

Parliament publishes quantitative assessment of committees’ performance over past seven months

The Kurdistan Parliament on 29 July published its quantitative assessment of all the Parliament committees’ performance so far this year. The quantitative assessment uses clear, measurable criteria. The two best performing were the Social Affairs and Protection of Human Rights Committee, and the Martyrs’ Affairs, Genocide and Political Prisoners Committee.

Committees’ recent meetings – 30 July 2020

Latest news from the Women's Rights, Martyrs' Affairs and Parliament Affairs committees. 

Committees’ recent meetings – 26 July 2020

In their recent meetings, Parliament's committees looked into the death of Kamal Karim Hamadamin, an inmate in Erbil prison, met with the Integrity Commission, discussed education and higher education problems, and met with Kurdistan's potato farmers. 

Parliament's Presidency congratulate Gorran Movement on 11th anniversary

The Change Movement as a political party has been very active in Parliament, is a key partner in the Kurdistan Regional Government coalition, and has always been determined to improve parliamentary and government affairs and institutional work in Kurdistan.

Order of business for Kurdistan Parliament sitting of 27 July 2020

The Deputy Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament calls MPs to a sitting on Monday 27th July 2020 at 11am – the 6th ordinary sitting of the spring session of the second year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term, and the Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows: