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Endowments and Religious Affairs Committee conveys best wishes to Muslims on Jezhni Ramadan (Eid Al-Fitr)

We ask God to accept everyone’s fasting and prayers. We hope that this blessed feast brings joy, peace, love and harmony to all parts of Kurdistan.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq and Social Affairs Committee discuss Bill on amendments to Juvenile Welfare Law

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 4 April 2022 and the Committee on Social Affairs and Protection of Human Rights discussed the Bill on Application of the Fifth Amendment (Law No. 21 of 1998) to the Law on Juvenile Welfare (Law No. 76 of 1983).

Committees' recent meetings - 31 March 2022

Committees held meetings on food quality and prices, domestic revenues, combatting violence against women, spending of Coronavirus budgets, and they worked on several bills. 

Deputy Speaker Hawrami, MPs and Iraqi Council of Representatives fact-finding delegation visit sites of missile attacks on Erbil

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and MPs on 15 March 2022 welcomed a high level fact-finding delegation from the Iraqi Council of Representatives who came to investigate Sunday’s missile attacks on Erbil.

Committees' recent meetings - 23 February 2022

Committees worked on the Labour, Education, Tourism and Domestic Violence bills, looked into domestic revenues, taxation and electricity smart meters, and investigated the fate of missing migrants. 

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chairs meeting to hear Veterinarians Syndicate's views on Law on Supervision of Agricultural Projects

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chaired a meeting of the KRG Ministry of Agriculture, Parliament's Legislative Committee, the Kurdistan Region Presidency's legal advisers and the Veterinarians Syndicate, to discuss the Law on Supervision of Agricultural Projects that was passed in December 2021.

Committees' recent meetings - 6 February 2022

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq and the Culture Committee discussed the need for the KRG to issue  special guidelines to implement Parliament’s Resolution No. 5 of 2013, the Agreement on Solidarity and Development between the authorities and NGOs.

Parliament holds public hearing on Bill on Combating Domestic Violence & Violence Against Families

Kurdistan Parliament’s Committee on Protection of Women’s Rights and the Research Centre together with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on 31 January 2022 held a public hearing on the new Anti-Domestic Violence Bill.

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami participates in workshop on international recognition of the Kurdish genocide

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 26 January 2022 participated in a workshop on achieving greater international recognition of the genocide against the Kurds.

Committees’ recent meetings – 18 January 2022

In recent meetings committee met with the KRG Education Minister to discuss the Education Bill, asked Parliament's Diwan to improve protocol procedures at Parliament's branch offices, and met with Jordan's Consul General.