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Order of Business for sitting of 7 December 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 7th December 2021 at 12 noon, the 10th ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Kurdistan Parliament opens sitting with a minute's silence in remembrance of 10-year commemoration of Madame Danielle Mitterrand's death

The Kurdistan Parliament on 23 November 2021 opened its sitting with a minute's silence in honour of the memory of Madame Danielle Mitterrand, on the 10-year commemoration of her passing.

Parliament's Presidency and parliamentary parties discuss next Kurdistan Parliament election and drafting Constitution

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency on 3 November 2021 chaired a meeting with the heads of all the parliamentary parties. They discussed the Kurdistan Parliament election law and drafting of the Kurdistan Constitution.

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.

Speaker Rewaz Faiq and MPs attend launch of book on role of Parliament in national issues

Speaker Faiq commended the author Mr. Salar Mahmoud for his work. She said, "Recording and writing about parliamentary work and efforts is important, becoming a source that benefits libraries and archives of parliamentary history.”

Parliament's administrative management meets with administration of Iraqi Council of Representatives in Baghdad

The Chief of the Diwan of Kurdistan Parliament, Mr. Ardalan Muhammad Sarspri, on 25 August headed a visit by Parliament’s administration to the Iraqi Council of Representatives in Baghdad, to share knowledge and experience. They met with Dr. Serwan Sereni, MP and Secretary General of Iraq’s Council of Representatives (ICOR).

MPs attend 40th day memorial for five Peshmerga soldiers killed by PKK on Mount Matin in Amedi district

"The view of all of the blocs and committees in Kurdistan Parliament is that the PKK only creates pretexts for regional countries’ forces to occupy Kurdistan Region’s territory, establish military bases and undermine Kurdistan Region's sovereignty and constitutional status."

Joint committee discuss findings of visits to Duhok border areas affected by conflict

The Parliament joint committee formed to look into the impact of the Turkey-PKK conflict on the borders of Duhok province, in Zakho and Amedi districts, met to discuss their findings and draft their report.

Research on organizing legislative initiative in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan Parliament's Research Centre on 8 June published a new piece of research entitled Organizing the Legislative Initiative, written by legislation adviser Hiwa Hamed.

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.