The Kurdistan Parliament on 21 April 2021 passed a Resolution to formally designate this occasion as Kurdish Journalism Day. I convey my best wishes to all journalists of Kurdistan. I support honest writers who seek the truth, defend people’s rights and freedoms, demand our nation’s rights, refuse to be writers without journalistic ethics and bravely choose to champion a responsible and honest media.
Parliament Speaker’s News
Parliament passes Law on Import and Sale of Oil Products, holds readings of bills and resolution
The Kurdistan Parliament sat on 20 April for readings of several bills and passed the Law on the Import and Sale of Oil Products, with Speaker Faiq presiding over the sitting.
Order of business for sitting 21 April 2021
The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 22nd April 2021 at 12pm, the ninth ordinary sitting of the spring 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:
Order of Business for sitting of 20 April 2021
The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 20 April 2021 at 11am, the eighth ordinary sitting of the spring 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:
Speaker Rewaz Faiq meets with Turkey's Consul General Hakan Karacay
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomed Hakan Karacay, Turkey's Consul General Consul in the Kurdistan Region.
Parliament calls for better services and compensation for Anfal survivors and families in Garmian and Chamchamal
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 14 April, the 33rd anniversary of the Anfal genocide against the Kurds, presided over a sitting on the situation for Anfal survivors and families in Garmian and Chamchamal and the provision of services for them. MPs made many recommendations, which will be raised with the relevant authorities.
Parliament condemns terrorist drone attack on Coalition base in Erbil International Airport
A special Parliament committee will be appointed to stay in contact with the relevant parties, to investigate the efforts to expose the terrorist sides behind the attack.
Parliament’s Presidency conveys best wishes on Yazidi New Year
With the celebration of Charshama Sur, the Yazidi New Year, we convey our best wishes to Yazidis in Kurdistan, Iraq and the world.
Parliament's Presidency conveys best wishes to Muslims at start of holy month of Ramadan
Unfortunately this year again the Kurdistan Region is tackling the Coronavirus, we ask everyone to protect themselves and others, isolate if infected and follow the health guidelines.
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.