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Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes UK’s Ambassador Mark Bryson-Richardson

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 1 February 2004 welcomed the UK’s Ambassador Mark Bryson-Richardson. They discussed human rights and the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq lays wreath at memorial for victims of 1st February 2004 twin terrorist attacks

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq attended the remembrance ceremony for the twin terrorist attacks in Erbil of 1st February 2004, in which over 100 people were killed.

Parliament's statement: Iraq's Federal Court repeatedly rules against rights and achievements of the Kurdistani people

Unfortunately the Iraqi Federal Court has again issued a ruling that violates the rights of the people of Kurdistan, jeopardizes hopes of more agreement and coordination between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Iraqi Federal Government, and triggers tensions.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Ms. Rosemary DiCarlo

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 24 January 2023 welcomed Ms. Rosemary DiCarlo, UN Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, with Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, the UNSG’s Special Representative for Iraq, and their delegation.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes Netherlands' new Consul General, Mr. Jaco Beerends

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 24 January 2023 welcomed the Netherlands’ new Consul General in Kurdistan Region, Mr. Jaco Beerends. They discussed the latest political developments, the next Parliament election and bilateral ties.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes UK’s new Consul General, Ms. Rosy Cave

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 24 January 2023 welcomed the UK’s new Consul General in Kurdistan Region, Ms. Rosy Cave. They discussed the current political situation and the different opinions on the next Parliament election.

Parliament's Presidency and heads of blocks discuss amendments to Election Law, renewing Election Commission's mandate

The Presidency and MPs discussed in detail fast tracking the legislation needed to hold elections for Parliament's sixth term. The Presidency and heads of party blocks stressed that everyone will comply with the legal deadline set for the holding the elections, amending the election law and renewing the election commission's mandate.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq commends German Parliament for recognition of the Yazidi genocide

On behalf of the people of Kurdistan of all religious and ethnic communities, the Kurdistan Parliament greatly appreciates the historic stance taken by the Bundestag.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes presidents of Halabja and Raparin universities and Asuda NGO

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 16 January 2023 welcomed the President of Halabja University Dr. Mahabad Kamil Abdullah, the President of Raparin University Dr. Paiman Ramazan, and representatives of Asuda NGO. Women's rights and protecting societal peace were the main topic of their conversation.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq congratulates Kurdistani Nwe newspaper on 31st anniversary

Over 31 years, Kurdistani Nwe has contributed high output to Kurdish journalism and has been a training ground for journalists and media workers. It remains the top in its field and has become more professional and weighty, and I hope will continue its success.