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Relations & Kurdish Diaspora Committee meet with Belgium’s House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee

Kurdistan Parliament’s Relations and Kurdish Diaspora Committee on 12 October thanked Belgium’s House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee for spearheading the Belgian Parliament’s recognition of the genocide against the Yazidis.

Peshmerga Committee meet with US and Netherlands consular officials

On 5 October Kurdistan Parliament’s Peshmerga Affairs Committee, led by the chair Reving Hirori (KDP), met with political affairs officials of the US Consulate General and the Netherlands Consulate General, to discuss Peshmerga reforms and the International Coalition's assistance.

Culture and Youth Committee participates in USAID's conference on Youth's Way Forward

Parliament’s Culture, Civil Society, Sports and Youth Committee on 27 September participated in the conference on ‘Youth’s Way Forward’, supported by USAID, the US Government’s international development agency.

Legislative Committee in Paris meet with President of Kurdish Institute Dr. Kendal Nezan

Kurdistan Parliament's Legislative Committee on 15 September visited the Kurdish Institute in Paris and met with its president, Dr. Kendal Nezan, and thanked the institute for serving Kurds in the Diaspora for many years.

Legislative Committee in Paris meet with Senator Rémi Féraud, Deputy Chair of Senate’s Group on Kurds and Christians in the East

Kurdistan Parliament’s Legislative Committee on 14 September in the French Senate met with Senator Rémi Féraud, deputy chair of the Senate’s Group on Christians in the East and Kurds. They discussed the situation for minorities in the Middle East, inter-parliamentary relations qne , the Peshmerga’s war against ISIS and the close friendship between Kurdistan Region and France.

Legislative Committee in Paris meet with MP Jean-Christophe Lagarde, Deputy Chair of Study Group on Kurds

14 September 2021 - Kurdistan Parliament’s Legislative Committee on their second working day in Paris met with Member of Parliament Mr. Jean-Christophe Lagarde, Deputy Chair of the French National Assembly’s Study Group on the Kurds.

Legislative Committee in Paris meet with French National Assembly members

MPs and advisers from Kurdistan Parliament’s Legislative Committee on 13 September in Paris met with members of France’s National Assembly, to exchange ideas and benefit from France’s legislative experience.

Parliament amends Law on Integrity Commission and two other laws, passes Law on Honours and Medals

The Kurdistan Parliament at the 7 September 2021 sitting voted on some changes to Parliament committee members, passed amendments to laws on the Integrity Commission, on Chambers of Commerce and Industry and on the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, with the latter two amendments aimed at changing the company registration process. They also passed the Law on Honours and Medals.

Committees' recent meetings - 9 September 2021

Committees asked Turkey's Consul General to help Kurdistan Region migrants deported from Turkey to Syria to return home, assessed the KRG's implementation of the 2020 Reform Law so far and pressed the KRG to speed up its implementation.

Order of business for sitting of 7 September 2021: Voting on bills, resignations from committees

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 7th September 2021 at 11am, the third ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows: