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Mr. Gilbert Mitterrand, son of Madame Danielle Mitterrand, addresses Parliament on 10-year commemoration of her death

Mr. Gilbert Mitterrand said, “You were a light for Danielle Mitterrand and you can be a light for so many others. There is a saying that the Kurds have no friends but the mountains, but you should know that you have many brothers and sisters around the world.”

Parliament committees, Minister Shoresh Ismail and senior KRG officials discuss Peshmerga forces as ISIS attacks increase

To discuss the Peshmerga forces and the recent attacks by ISIS terrorists on Peshmerga positions, on 7 December 2021 Kurdistan Parliament’s Peshmerga Committee and the Committee on Kurdistani Areas outside the KRG Administrative Area met with KRG Minister for Peshmerga Shoresh Ismail and other KRG officials.

Order of Business of sitting of 8 December 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 11am, the 11th 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:

Order of Business for sitting of 7 December 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 7th December 2021 at 12 noon, the 10th 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:

Parliament passes Law on Private Security Companies, committees present findings and recommendations on students’ demands and demonstrations

The Kurdistan Parliament on 1 December 2021 passed the Law on Private Security Companies. MPs also approved the findings and recommendations of the Higher Education and Interior committees on the recent student demonstrations and their demands.

Committees' recent meetings - 30 November 2021

Committees looked into the plight of Kurdistan Region migrants in Belarus, met with KRG Minister Sasan Awni to look into problems with municipal services, scrutinized investment projects and worked on several bills. 

MPs and KRG ministries discuss legislative proposal on Management and Protection of Water Resources

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 25 November 2021 chaired a meeting on the legislative proposal on Management and Protection of Water Resources, with the relevant Parliament committees, KRG Municipalities Minister Sasan Awni and Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Karim Suleiman.

Parliament amends Law on Missing and Disappeared to include the disappeared through ISIS’s crimes

The Kurdistan Parliament on 23 November 2021 passed amendments to the Law on the Missing and Disappeared, to include those who disappeared through ISIS’s crimes. MPs also held the first reading of three bills. Parliament marked the 10-year commemoration of the death of France’s First Lady Danielle Mitterand, a champion of the Kurdish cause.

Statement by Kurdistan Parliament Relations and Kurdish Diaspora Committee for the public and for our migrants in Belarus

The abovementioned MP’s statement contradicts statements by EU officials and the policies of these countries, which stress the strengthening of the borders of Poland and Lithuania, and which call on people not to set off on these routes, to avoid such suffering and smugglers swindling their money...

Committees' recent meetings - 7 November 2021

Committees raised with the KRG high school graduates' complaints about the university admissions process, raised many issues with the Health Minister, discussed preparing a bill on combating violence against women, and worked on several bills ahead of readings.