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Parliament Health Committee’s message on World Health Day

Kurdistan Parliament’s Health Committee on 7 April issued the following statement on World Health Day, as Kurdistan Region and the world battle the novel Coronavirus outbreak:

Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami’s statement on 40th commemoration of genocide of Faili Kurds

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 6 April conveyed the following message on the 40th commemoration of the genocide of the Faili Kurds:

Kurdistan Parliament decides on work priorities, special committee to scrutinize Coronavirus measures and their impact

Kurdistan Parliament’s presidency and the heads of the parliamentary blocks held a special meeting on 4 April as the nation tackles the Corona virus outbreak and its consequences. They decided to scrutinize border points, food and medicine imports; to monitor the work of the special bodies tackling the Coronavirus outbreak; and to continue coordinating with the KRG on implementation of the Reform Law.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami congratulates Xebat newspaper on 61st anniversary

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 4 April conveyed his best wishes to Xebat newspaper on its 61st anniversary in the following message:

Speaker Rewas Faiq visits Halabja Governor and Garmian officials to discuss Coronavirus outbreak and measures

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq last week visited Halabja governorate authorities and the authorities in Garmian to discuss the measures against the Coronavirus outbreak. Parliament will formally consult with the Kurdistan Regional Government and governorates on help for people economically affected by the lockdown, the Speaker said. 

Speaker Rewas Faiq meets governors of Erbil and Slemani to discuss Coronavirus measures, impact on livelihoods

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq had separate meetings with the governors of Erbil and Slemani on 31 March and 1 April respectively, on the impact of the Coronavirus and the ongoing protective measures.

Parliament’s Presidency thanks Kurdistan Regional Government and public for response to Coronavirus outbreak

Kurdistan, the region, and the world are now in dire straits against the deadly Corona virus and in the face of its human and economic consequences. Since the outbreak of the disease in Kurdistan Region, the Kurdistan Parliament has been working through special committees and in cooperation with government agencies to tackle the contagious disease.

Parliament sends best wishes to Assyrians, Chaldeans and Syriacs for Akitu New Year

The Kurdistan Parliament Speaker, Deputy Speaker and the Religious Affairs and Endowments Committee on 31 March gave their best wishes to Assyrians, Chaldeans and Syriacs in Kurdistan and around the world for the Akitu New Year.

Speaker Rewas Faiq’s communications office clarifies her Coronavirus quarantine

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Rewas Faiq’s communications office on 28 March issued the following clarification regarding her quarantine:

Parliament’s committees condemn attack on journalist in Penjwin

Three committees of the Kurdistan Parliament on 27 and 28 March condemned the attack on journalist Adnan Rashid by unknown armed assailants at his home in Penjwin on 11 March, and called for the perpetrators to be found and brought to justice.