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Legislative Committee in Paris meet with Senator Rémi Féraud, Deputy Chair of Senate’s Group on Kurds and Christians in the East

Kurdistan Parliament’s Legislative Committee on 14 September in the French Senate met with Senator Rémi Féraud, deputy chair of the Senate’s Group on Christians in the East and Kurds. They discussed the situation for minorities in the Middle East, inter-parliamentary relations qne , the Peshmerga’s war against ISIS and the close friendship between Kurdistan Region and France.

Legislative Committee in Paris meet with MP Jean-Christophe Lagarde, Deputy Chair of Study Group on Kurds

14 September 2021 - Kurdistan Parliament’s Legislative Committee on their second working day in Paris met with Member of Parliament Mr. Jean-Christophe Lagarde, Deputy Chair of the French National Assembly’s Study Group on the Kurds.

Legislative Committee in Paris meet with French National Assembly members

MPs and advisers from Kurdistan Parliament’s Legislative Committee on 13 September in Paris met with members of France’s National Assembly, to exchange ideas and benefit from France’s legislative experience.

Speaker Rewaz Faiq welcomes Speaker of Jordan’s House of Representatives Abdul Monem Al-Odat

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 5 September welcomed the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Jordan, Abdel Monem Al-Odat, together with several Jordanian MPs, in the first visit by the Speaker of an Arab nation's parliament in the current fifth term of the Kurdistan Parliament.

Kurdistan Parliament holds first reading of Bill on Amendments to Law on Ministry of Finance & Economy, second readings of three bills

The Kurdistan Parliament on 2 September held a sitting for readings of bills, presided over by the Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq, including the first reading of the Bill on Amendments to Law on the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Kurdistan Region – Iraq.

Speaker Rewaz Faiq at opening of autumn 2021 session: "We encourage all political parties to unite to protect Kurdistan Region’s political status"

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 1 September at the opening of the autumn 2021 session of Parliament, in her speech called for Kurdistan’s political parties to unite ahead of the Iraqi election, to protect Kurdistan’s political status. The head of each parliamentary bloc set out their party's priorities.

Relations Committee's symposium discusses US-Iraq Strategic Dialogue, security threats, Iraqi election, Reform process, political disunity

Kurdistan Parliament’s Relations Committee on 6 June held a symposium on the Challenges and Prospects for Kurdistan Region, with panels on the US-Iraq Strategic Dialogue, security threats after the war against ISIS, anticipated changes after the next Iraqi election, the Reform process and the impact of political disunity on Kurdistan Region’s position and status.

Speaker Rewaz Faiq at Relations Committee’s Symposium: We have asked UN General Representation to help stop military incursions, take conflict out of Kurdistan Region

6 June 2021 - At a symposium organized by Parliament's Relations Committee on the Challenges and Prospects for Kurdistan Region, Speaker Rewaz Faiq said that Parliament has asked the UN General Representation in Kurdistan to help end military incursions in the border areas and take the conflict out of Kurdistan Region.   

Parliament and KRG discuss Kurdistan Region's rights and responsibilities in Iraq 2021 Budget Law

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 12 April chaired a meeting with the KRG’s negotiating team with Baghdad, led by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, about the Iraq 2021 budget law and Kurdistan Region’s own budget bill.

Parliament passes Law on Protection of Local Products; votes to exclude Dr. Kazim Faruq from sittings until he apologizes for showing disrespect

Kurdistan Parliament on 31 March passed the Law on Protection of Local Products with 73 votes, held first readings of the Bill on the Electricity Ministry and the Second Amendments to the Law on the General Integrity Commission, and completed the second reading of the Bill on Conservation of Water Networks. MPs voted to exclude MP Dr. Kazim Faruq (New Generation) from sittings until he apologizes for disrespecting Parliament.