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Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq supervises Women's Rights Committee meeting on Bill on Combating Violence against Women and Families

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 13 June 2022 supervised a meeting of the Women's Rights Committee, which completed their first report on the Bill on Combating Violence Against Women and Families.

Order of Business for sitting of 15th June 2022

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 15th June 2022 at 10am, the sixth ordinary sitting of the spring session of the fourth year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Parliament and Minister of Trade and Industry discuss rising cost of essential goods, joint committee to send recommendations to KRG

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 12 June 2022 presided over a sitting in which MPs discussed high market prices and the rising cost of living, particularly of essential goods. The KRG Minister for Trade and Industry responded to MPs' questions.

Order of Business for sitting of 12th June 2022

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Sunday 12th June 2022 at 10am, the fifth ordinary sitting of the spring session of the fourth year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Kurdistan Parliament condemns terrorist attack on Erbil of 8 June 2022

In the name of the Kurdistan Parliament, we condemn in the strongest terms the completely unjustified cowardly terrorist drone bomb attack of 8th June 2022 on the city of Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region, injuring three civilians  and damaging several cars. Thankfully there were no fatalities.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes French Senate's France-Iraq Friendship Group

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 9 June 2022 welcomed members of the French Senate’s France-Iraq Friendship Group, led by the Group’s President, Senator Nicole Duranton.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes Romania’s new Ambassador to Iraq Radu Octavian Dobre

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 8 June 2022 welcomed Romania’s new Ambassador to Iraq, Radu Octavian Dobre, accompanied by the Head of the Consular Office in Erbil, Horia Mihail  Petrescu.

Order of Business for sitting of 7th June 2022

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 7th June 2022 at 11am, the fourth ordinary sitting of the spring session of the fourth year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Parliament passes Law on Management and Conservation of Water; Health Committee tasked with compiling MPs’ recommendations to Government on healthcare

The Kurdistan Parliament on 5 June 2022, presided over by Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq, passed the Law on Management and Conservation of Water. Parliament also heard the Health Committee’s report on substandard, expired and smuggled medicines and put questions to the KRG Minister of Health.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes Italy's Deputy Foreign Minister Marina Sereni

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq and Italy’s Deputy Foreign Minister Marina Sereni on 4 June 2022 discussed political developments, the next Kurdistan Parliament election, civil liberties and the rights of women and ethnic and religious communities.