Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 13 January chaired a lengthy sitting late into the night, to complete the second reading of the Reform Bill.
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Parliament passes Anti-Narcotics Law and Resolution on Turkmen National Days, begins second reading of Reform Bill
MPs of the Kurdistan Parliament on 12 January passed the Law on Narcotics and the Dealers and Users of Narcotics, and the Resolution on Turkmen National Days in Kurdistan Region. They also debated the Reform Bill for over seven hours, and decided to continue the Bill's second reading on 13 January.
Parliament holds second reading of Turkmen National Days Resolution, votes to extend autumn session
At the Kurdistan Parliament sitting of 24 December, MPs voted in favour of extending the Autumn Session of Parliament by 30 days, to late January, so that work on the Reform Bill, other bills and discussions on the budget and situation in Iraq can continue.
Parliament celebrates Kurdistan Flag Day and Kurdistan Mother's Day
The Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency, MPs and staff on 17 December celebrated Kurdistan Flag Day, raising the flag on the outdoor grounds of the Parliament.
Parliament holds first reading of Reform Bill, passes Law on Regulation of Commercial Advertising
MPs of the Kurdistan Parliament convened on 16 December for the first reading of the Reform Bill. They also passed the Law on Regulation of Commercial Advertising, and began the second reading of the Anti-Narcotics Bill.
Parliament sits to discuss electricity provision, hold readings of bills
Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 10 December chaired a sitting of the Kurdistan Parliament at which MPs discussed the problem of insufficient electricity provision in the Kurdistan Region, held the first reading of the Draft Resolution on Turkmen National Days in Kurdistan Region, and the second reading of the Bill on Commercial Advertising.
MPs unanimously vote in amendments to Law on Ownership of Illegally Used Land in Municipalities
MPs of the Kurdistan Parliament on 4 December had a sitting to vote on amendments to the recently passed Law on the Ownership of Illegally Used Land in Municipalities in the Kurdistan Region, which was passed on 30 October and returned to Parliament by the Presidency of the Region.
Secretary Muna Kahveci welcomes UN anti-corruption adviser Mr. Anwar Tunesi
Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 3 December welcomed Mr. Anwar Tunesi, United Nations Adviser on combating corruption, with staff from the Kurdistan Region Integrity Board.
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq welcomes renowned Turkish writer Dr. İsmail Beşikçi
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 1 December welcomed Dr. İsmail Beşikçi, the renowned Turkish writer and sociologist.
Deputy Speaker Hawrami continues meetings with German MPs in Bundestag
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on an official visit to Germany continued a series of meetings with MPs of the Bundestag in Berlin. He thanked the MPs for Germany’s support to Kurdistan Region, and both sides welcomed more inter-parliamentary ties.