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Parliament's Presidency conveys best wishes to Muslims on Mawlood, the Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) birthday

On the occasion of Mawlood, we convey our best wishes to Muslims in Kurdistan and around the world. We hope that this blessed occasion brings more peace and harmony ,and deepens the spirit of forgiveness and peaceful coexistence between Muslims and followers of other religions.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes Swedish Left Party delegation

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 3 October 2021 welcomed a delegation from Sweden’s Left Party, led by MP Hakan Svenneling. They discussed their parliamentary systems, forging relations between the two parliaments and the current political and economic situation.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq’s statement on fourth commemoration of President Jalal Talabani’s passing

Today we commemorate the passing four years ago of President Mam Jalal Talabani, the last great leader of our nation, the leader and irreplaceable politician, the symbol of brotherhood and unity of all the different religions and nations of Iraq and Kurdistan, a man of co-existence, discussion and negotiation, of great character and charisma, who brought together all the different perspectives.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chairs workshop on Bill on Electronic Transactions

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 26 September chaired a workshop on the Bill on Electronic Transactions, organized by Parliament’s research centre.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes France's new Ambassador to Iraq Eric Chevallier

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 26 September welcomed France’s new Ambassador to Iraq Eric Chevallier. They discussed the latest political developments, inter-parliamentary relations, the late Madame Danielle Mitterrand, and the early Iraqi election.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes Spain's new Ambassador to Iraq Pedro Martinez-Avial

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 23 September welcomed Spain’s new Ambassador to Iraq, Pedro Martinez-Avial Martin. They discussed the strong development and progress made by Kurdistan Region, and strengthening relations with Spain in many areas.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq meets with UAE's Consul General Ahmed Aldhaheri

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 21 September met with the UAE’s Consul General in Kurdistan Region, Ahmed Aldhaheri.  They discussed the good bilateral relationship and women in decision-making positions in Kurdistan’s institutions.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes new Head of EU Liaison Office Marie Paret

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 21 September welcomed Ms. Marie Paret, the new Head of the European Union Liaison Office in Kurdistan Region. They discussed the latest political developments and the importance of a free and fair vote in the forthcoming Iraqi elections.

Parliament amends Law on Integrity Commission and two other laws, passes Law on Honours and Medals

The Kurdistan Parliament at the 7 September 2021 sitting voted on some changes to Parliament committee members, passed amendments to laws on the Integrity Commission, on Chambers of Commerce and Industry and on the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, with the latter two amendments aimed at changing the company registration process. They also passed the Law on Honours and Medals.

Speaker Faiq welcomes Turkey’s CHP Party Vice Chair Oguz Kaan Salici

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 6 September met with a senior delegation from Turkey’s Republican People’s Party (CHP), led by the CHP’s Vice Chair Mr. Oguz Kaan Salici.