Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 5 September 2022 chaired a meeting to finalize the Education Committee’s report for the second reading of the Education Bill.
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Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq in Slemani visits Hiwa Hospital and Zhiyanawa Cancer Treatment Centre
Kurdistan Parliament Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 4 September 2022 in Slemani visited Hiwa Cancer Hospital and Zhiyanawa Cancer Treatment Centre, where she met with their directors, staff and advocacy boards.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes Kurdistan’s top high school graduates
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 24 August 2022 welcomed Kurdistan Region’s top graduating high school students and their families to congratulate them on their success.
Parliament's Presidency holds meeting with heads of parliamentary parties
On 23 August 2022 Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chaired a meeting of Parliament’s presidency and the heads of the parliamentary parties to discuss drafting the Kurdistan Constitution, legislative priorities and the next Kurdistan Parliament election.
Kurdistan Parliament marks eighth anniversary of the Yazidi Genocide
The Kurdistan Parliament on 3 August 2022 remembered the victims of the 2014 Genocide against the Yazidi Kurds. Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq, Secretary Muna Kahveci, Yazidi representatives, survivors of the genocide and MPs attended the ceremony in the Parliament building.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chairs meeting on Legislative Proposal on the Protection of Domestic and Stray Animals
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 2 August 2022 chaired a meeting to work on the Legislative Proposal on the Regulation of the Treatment of Domestic and Stray Animals, an animal welfare bill.
Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and MPs attend funeral of tourists killed by artillery bombing in Parakh, Zakho
On 21 July 2022 Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami, together with MPs from different parties attended the funeral ceremony of the victims of the shelling of Parakh village, a tourist area in Zakho.
Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami conveys best wishes for Jezhni Qurban to Peshmerga forces in Prde
10 July 2022 - On the second day of Jezhni Qurban (Eid Al-Adha), Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami visited the Peshmerga forces on the Prde front to convey his best wishes for Eid and to look into the security situation and conditions for Peshmerga in the area.
Parliament for first time amends the Kurdistan Region Oil and Gas Law
The Kurdistan Parliament on 29 June 2022 for the first time amended the Oil and Gas Law of the Kurdistan Region - Iraq, with 79 votes. Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq announced that the summer legislative recess will begin on 1st July, but committees' daily work and responsibilities will continue as usual.
Parliament passes Law on Tourism, holds readings of several bills
The Kurdistan Parliament on 27 June 2022 passed the Law on Tourism with 82 votes. The aim of the law is to strengthen tourism as a source of national income and to benefit from tourism to promote Kurdistan's cultural and civilizational heritage and identity.