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Kurdistan Parliament decides on work priorities, special committee to scrutinize Coronavirus measures and their impact

Kurdistan Parliament’s presidency and the heads of the parliamentary blocks held a special meeting on 4 April as the nation tackles the Corona virus outbreak and its consequences. They decided to scrutinize border points, food and medicine imports; to monitor the work of the special bodies tackling the Coronavirus outbreak; and to continue coordinating with the KRG on implementation of the Reform Law.

Parliament’s Presidency thanks Kurdistan Regional Government and public for response to Coronavirus outbreak

Kurdistan, the region, and the world are now in dire straits against the deadly Corona virus and in the face of its human and economic consequences. Since the outbreak of the disease in Kurdistan Region, the Kurdistan Parliament has been working through special committees and in cooperation with government agencies to tackle the contagious disease.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami speaks at German Parliament conference on the Kurdish Question in the Middle East

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 6 March at the German Parliament spoke at a conference on ‘Opportunities and prospects for solving the Kurdish Question in the Middle East.’

Parliament delegation led by Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami visit KRG Representation in Berlin

On 5 March Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami and several MPs visited the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in Berlin and met with the Representative, Mr. Dilshad Barzani.

MPs pass the Law on Combating Smuggling of Oil and Oil Products in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan Parliament MPs on 4 March voted to pass the Law on Combating Smuggling of Oil and Oil Products in Kurdistan Region. Eighty eight MPs voted in favour of the law.

Speaker Faiq opens spring session of Parliament, MPs hold second reading of anti-oil smuggling bill

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 1 March opened the spring session of Parliament by setting out recent legislative achievements and future priorities. She then presided over the second reading of the Bill on Combating Smuggling of Oil and Oil Products in Kurdistan Region.

Kurdistan Parliament honours Mulla Mustafa Barzani on 41st anniversary of his death

The Kurdistan Parliament on 1 March commemorated the 41st anniversary of the death of Kurdish leader Mulla Mustafa Barzani. Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq, Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, Secretary Muna Kahveci, MPs of all the political parties and Parliament staff attended the commemoration.

MPs join 109th anniversary celebration of Turkmen journalism

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, Secretary Muna Kahveci and several MPs on 25 February joined the celebration of the 109th anniversary of Turkmen Journalism at the Rotana Hotel in Erbil.

Committee on Protection of Women's Rights holds Women's Support Network meeting

Kurdistan Parliament’s Committee on Protection of Women’s Rights on 25 February held a meeting with NGOs, the UNFPA, consuls and KRG officials on amending the domestic violence law and other areas of cooperation.

Parliament’s Presidency conveys best wishes to Yazidis on Feast of Khidr Elias

On the Feast Khidr Elias after the period of fasting, the Presidency of Kurdistan Parliament conveyed their best wishes to Yazidis in the following message: