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Committees' recent meetings - 10 December 2019 - 2

Parliament committees discussed amending the Pharmacists Syndicate Law, and how to help some 100 Kurds held in immigration detention centres in Greece. 

Speaker Faiq conveys condolences on passing of Sheikh Mulla Sadiq Abdul Aziz, former head of Islamic Movement

On the sad news of the passing of Sheikh Mulla Sadiq Abdul Aziz, the former General Secretary of the Kurdistan Islamic Movement, Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq conveyed her condolences to the party’s General Secretary and Political bureau.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami chairs meeting of committee heads

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 9 December chaired a meeting of the heads of the parliament standing committees to review their work. 

Speaker Rewas Faiq: Corruption has negative impact on all countries

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq spoke at an anti-corruption conference held on International Anti-Corruption Day in Erbil on 9 December. 

Deputy Speaker Hawrami welcomes Czech Ambassador Martin Vitek

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 10 December welcomed Czech Ambassador to Iraq Martin Vitek, who was on his first visit to Parliament. They discussed the violence against demonstrators and unrest in Iraq, and the need for peace, prosperity and stability throughout the country.

Committees’ recent meetings – 10 December 2019

The new Parliament Affairs and Complaints Committee discussed Parliament's Diwan, spending, and provincial offices. The Culture Committee discussed promoting Slemani as Kurdistan’s capital of culture, and looking into amending the Law on non-governmental organizations.

Martyrs’ Affairs Committee commemorate World Genocide Remembrance Day

Kurdistan Parliament’s Martyrs’ Affairs, Genocide and Political Prisoners Committee commemorated World Genocide Remembrance Day on 9 December, and issued a statement to the KRG, the Iraqi federal government and the international community. 

Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq welcomes Kurdistan National Congress delegation

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 9 December welcomed a Kurdistan National Congress (KNC) delegation, led by Co-President Mr. Ahmet Karamus.

Committees' recent meetings - 9 December 2019

In recent meetings committees looked into a recent fatwa advising women against taking taxis alone and unaccompanied, and the rising divorce rate. They also met Peshmerga forces in Zummar, Mosul and Khanaqin to understand their winter conditions, and met with the Kurdistan Journalists Syndicate. 

Secretary Kahveci welcomes Turkish-Iraqi Industrialists and Businessmen Association

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 8 December 8 received a delegation from the Turkish-Iraqi Industrialists and Businessmen Association, led by the head Mr. Nafaf Klic.