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Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq conveys best wishes to Kurdistan Teachers Union on 60th anniversary

We in the Kurdistan Parliament fully support your union’s democratic and civil-society efforts to be of greater service to Kurdistan's teachers and to help them earn a better livelihood that properly repays their efforts and sacrifices.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes Czech Republic’s new Consul General Mr. Karel Kortanek

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 11 May 2022 welcomed Mr. Karel Kortanek, the Czech Republic’s new General Consul in Kurdistan Region. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan and Iraq, and the challenges to holding the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes UK Consul General Mr. David Hunt

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 11 May 2022 welcomed the UK’s Consul General in Kurdistan Region, Mr. David Hunt. They discussed the challenges to the political parties reaching an agreement on the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq conveys best wishes on Kurdish Journalism Day

I reaffirm my support for freedom of the press and for responsible, courageous, journalists who convey the truth. On this anniversary, I hope for the development of press freedom and adherence to the principles of democracy and human rights.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq wishes Christians Happy Easter

I hope that this Easter brings joy to everyone, that our Christian brothers and sisters can celebrate this blessed festival with peace and joy, and that we all live together in harmony, peace and prosperity.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes Germany’s Consul General Klemens Semtner

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 13 April 2022 welcomed Germany’s Consul General Mr. Klemens Semtner. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq, including the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq meets with Head of General Directorate of Landmine Clearance

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 6 April 2022 welcomed Jabar Mustafa, the Head of Kurdistan Region’s General Directorate of Landmine Clearance, together with the deputy head and several staff.

Speaker Dr. Faiq's message on 17th anniversary of the late Mam Jalal Talabani's election as President of Iraq

In today’s era of obstacles and mistrust in Iraq and Kurdistan, now more than ever we need to return to the patriotic path that Mam Jalal broke through his wisdom and farsightedness, so that we can bring together those who are on diverging paths.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq and Social Affairs Committee discuss Bill on amendments to Juvenile Welfare Law

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 4 April 2022 and the Committee on Social Affairs and Protection of Human Rights discussed the Bill on Application of the Fifth Amendment (Law No. 21 of 1998) to the Law on Juvenile Welfare (Law No. 76 of 1983).

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq’s message to parents on World Autism Awareness Day

On World Autism Awareness Day, I pay tribute to the loving concerned parents who selflessly and tirelessly face great challenges in raising and caring for their children. They deserve our gratitude and great admiration.