Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and a cross-party group of MPs on 19 January went to Bardarash and Akre districts for meetings with local authorities, political parties and Parliament’s branch office, to look into the legal, administrative and services problems in the area.
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Deputy Speaker Hawrami and Interior Committee meet with Interior Minister Rebar Ahmed
The meeting focused on the Interior Ministry's latest steps to implement the Reform Law and to reorganise the guards unit; the formation of a special force to prevent cross-border smuggling, and preparations for a retirement and pension bill for interior forces.
Deputy Speaker Hawrami leads Parliament delegation to Soran and Rawanduz
Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and several MPs on 11 January went to Soran and Rawanduz districts and held meetings with local authorities, political parties and Parliament’s branch office, to look into the legal, administrative and services problems in the area.
MPs pass Law on Sale and Lease of Public Assets in Kurdistan Region
The Law sets out proper conduct and policies that the authorities must follow when selling or leasing public assets and properties, to ensure full transparency, clarity and justice in the public's interest.
Parliament confirms Dr. Kamal Abdulhamid Atroshi as KRG Minister of Natural Resources
At an extraordinary sitting of the Kurdistan Parliament on 6 January during the winter recess, MPs entrusted Dr. Kamal Abdulhamid Atroshi with the post of KRG Minister of Natural Resources, with 81 out of the 101 present members voting in favour of appointing him.
Order of Business for extraordinary sitting of 6 January 2021
The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament calls MPs to the first extraordinary sitting of the third year of the fifth term of the Kurdistan Parliament on Wednesday 6th January 2021 at 11am. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:
Parliament Presidency's message for the New Year 2021
We wish the people of Kurdistan and all the people of Iraq a Happy New Year. We hope that in the New Year our region will enjoy peace and harmony, and that this year we will overcome the crises, strengthen trust between citizens and the Constitutional institutions, and protect and develop the Kurdistan Region’s Constitutional status, which is the result of the sacrifices made by the people of Kurdistan.
Deputy Speaker Hawrami welcomes Kurdistan Platform for National Issues
The meeting with Dr. Avesta Kamal and her colleagues from Kurdistan Platform covered the political, economic and health situation in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. Deputy Speaker Hawrami emphasized the unity and understanding among all political parties to overcome the crisis and achieve peace.
Parliament’s Presidency convey condolences on passing of Kaka Rash Naqshbandi
We are saddened to learn of the passing of Kaka Rash Naqshbandi, the prominent former MP of the Kurdistan Parliament from the city of Erbil.
KRG’s negotiators explain outcome of latest talks with Baghdad to Kurdistan Parliament
Kurdistan Regional Government Deputy Prime Minister Talabani told MPs, "We have agreed with the Iraqi government on the 2021 general budget and 12.67% has been set as the Kurdistan Region's budget," he said. "We are now waiting for the agreement to be passed and implemented in the Iraqi parliament."