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Committees’ recent meetings – 8 December 2019

In recent meetings Parliament's committees discussed the case of corruption by the head of the Kurdistan Independent Human Rights Commission, meeting with Iraqi Constitutional review committee members, and problems faced by Kurds who have become refugees in Greece. 

Order of Business for 10 December: Readings of bills, discussion on electricity and distribution of heating fuel

The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament announces the order of business for the sitting of Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 11 am – the ninth ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term. 

Deputy Speaker Hawrami sends condolences to families of three Peshmerga killed fighting ISIS near Khanaqin

The Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami conveyed his condolences to the families of three Peshmerga soldiers who were killed killed in a mortar attack and ground assault by ISIS near Khanaqin on 4 December.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami welcomes officer in charge of rescuing ISIS captives

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 4 December welcomed Officer Hussein Qadi, the officer in charge of the ISIS war rescues.

MPs unanimously vote in amendments to Law on Ownership of Illegally Used Land in Municipalities

MPs of the Kurdistan Parliament on 4 December had a sitting to vote on amendments to the recently passed Law on the Ownership of Illegally Used Land in Municipalities in the Kurdistan Region, which was passed on 30 October and returned to Parliament by the Presidency of the Region.

Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq welcomes Lord David Alton

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 3 December welcomed Lord David Alton, a cross-bench life peer of the UK Parliament’s House of Lords, and a member of Defence and International Relations Committee.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami meets with Lord David Alton

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 3 December welcomed Lord David Altun, cross-bench member of the UK Parliament’s House of Lords and a member of its International Relations and Defense Committee. 

Deputy Speaker Hawrami visits Kurdistan Toilers Party political bureau

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 3 December visited the political bureau of the Kurdistan Toilers Party to congratulate them on their recent tenth congress.

Secretary Muna Kahveci welcomes UN anti-corruption adviser Mr. Anwar Tunesi

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 3 December welcomed Mr. Anwar Tunesi, United Nations Adviser on combating corruption, with staff from the Kurdistan Region Integrity Board.

Parliament’s Presidency chairs meeting of new Parliament Affairs and Complaints Committee

The Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq, with Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami and Secretary Muna Kahveci, chaired a meeting with MPs of the newly established Parliament Affairs and Complaints Committee.