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Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami speaks in webinar on Erbil-Baghdad budget crisis

The Deputy Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Hemin Hawrami on 22 May spoke in a panel discussion webinar on the Erbil-Baghdad budget crisis, organized by the Institute of Regional and International Studies (IRIS) of the American University of Iraq – Sulaimani.

Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami congratulates Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on 45th anniversary

The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan is an effective force in Kurdistan's political arena, and together with the Kurdistan Democratic Party and other parties, they have been able to gain more rights for the people of Kurdistan through united action.

Parliament Presidency’s message on 28th anniversary of Kurdistan’s first parliamentary election

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq and Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 19 May conveyed their best wishes on the 28th anniversary of the first every parliamentary election in Kurdistan Region, held in the aftermath of the 1991 Gulf War and the Kurdish Uprising against the Ba'ath regime. They stated that Parliament will continue to represent the views of all people, regardless of ethnicity, religion and political affiliation.

Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami thanks Germany's outgoing Consul General Barbara Wolf

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 18 May thanked Germany's departing Consul General Ms. Barbara Wolf for her support and friendship with Kurdistan Region. Mr. Hawrami and Ms. Wolf discussed the Coronavirus containment measures, ISIS movements and political developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

Parliament’s Presidency congratulates teachers on 58th anniversary of Kurdistan Teachers Union

Kurdistan Parliament’s Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Secretary congratulated Kurdistan Teachers Union on their anniversary, and hoped for an end to the current economic challenges so that teachers' livelihoods can be improved.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami honours memory of Layla Qassim

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami conveyed the following message to honour the memory of Layla Qassim, a hero of the Kurdish struggle for rights who was executed by the Iraqi Ba'ath regime in 1974:

Deputy Speaker Hawrami conveys best wishes to Yazidis on 27th anniversary of Lalish Cultural Centre

"The centre has served the Yazidis culturally and socially over the years, and we hope that in the future it will work for peaceful coexistence between all the diverse religious and ethnic communities in Kurdistan." 

On International Nurses Day Deputy Speaker Hawrami thanks nurses in Kurdistan and worldwide for combating Coronavirus

Deputy Speaker Hawrami on International Nurses Day: "In these difficult times, nurses, in collaboration with other healthcare workers and security forces, carry the heavy responsibility of protect people's lives, and they have cared for people with compassion."

Deputy Speaker Hawrami and France's Consul General Decottignies discuss political and economic developments

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 10 May met with France’s Consul General to Kurdistan Region Olivier Decottignies, and discussed the latest political and economic developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

Parliament votes on lifting immunity of four MPs; holds second reading on extending deadline for legislative proposals

The Kurdistan Parliament on 7 May held the second reading of a draft resolution to exceptionally extend the period that MPs can submit legislative proposals, due to the delay caused by the Coronavirus outbreak. They also voted on lifting the parliamentary immunity of four MPs who have been summoned by courts in various lawsuits.