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Parliament holds second reading of articles 35 to 37 of Bill on Education and Training, condemns IRGC's missile attacks on Kurdistan Region

The Kurdistan Parliament on 29 September 2022 held the second reading of articles 35 to 37 of the Bill on Education and Training, the provisions on the right to education in other languages, students with special needs, and e-learning. Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on behalf of Parliament’s Presidency condemned the IRGC’s recent attacks on several areas of Kurdistan Region and expressed their condolences to the victims’ families.

Parliament holds second reading of articles 15 to 34 of the Bill on Education and Training

The Kurdistan Parliament on 28 September 2022 continued the second reading of the Bill on Education and Training in Kurdistan Region – Iraq, reading from articles 15 to 34 on the upper grades of secondary school and on vocational and technical education institutes.

Parliament holds second reading of articles 2 to 14 of the Bill on Education and Training

The Kurdistan Parliament on 27 September 2022 continued the second reading of the Bill on Education and Training in Kurdistan Region – Iraq, reading from articles 2 to 14 on the principles and goals of state education, at some points in the presence of the KRG Minister of Education Alan Hama Saeed.

Parliament holds second reading of the title and first article of the Bill on Education and Training

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 22 September 2022 opened the sitting for the second reading of the title and first article of the Bill on Education and Training, a sweeping bill that aims to organize and overhaul education. The KRG Minister for Education Alan Hama Saeed attended the sitting.

Parliament holds second reading of Bill on Combating Violence against Women and Families

The Kurdistan Parliament on 21 September 2022 held the second reading of the Bill on Combating Violence against Women and Families. MPs over 10 hours gave their views and critiques of each article of the bill, at some points in the presence of the KRG Minister for the Interior Rebar Ahmed and other KRG senior officials.

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and MPs visit Kurdistan Islamic Scholars Union on their 52nd anniversary

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and several MPs on 21 September 2022 visited the Kurdistan Islamic Scholars Union to convey his best wishes on their 52nd anniversary.

Committees’ recent meetings – 18 September 2022

Committees discussed private education tuition fees, supporting local poultry farmers by raising taxes on imports, and they signed the book of condolence for the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II. 

Committees' recent meetings - 13 September 2022

The energy committee and acting KRG Minister of Natural Resources discussed distribution of winter kerosene and gas to households. The Social Affairs Committee decided to meet labour unions to get their views on the bills on labour, pensions and social security.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq in Duhok attends ILO workshop on the Labour Bill

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq and MPs on 11 September 2022 in Duhok attended a consultative workshop on the Labour Bill, organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Committees’ recent meetings – 1 July to 5 September 2022

A summary of Kurdistan Parliament's committees' work and meetings from 1 July to 5 September 2022...