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Parliament's Presidency condemns killing of a family during Nawroz celebrations in Jinderes

We condemn in the strongest terms the attack in Jindires near Afrin during Nawroz celebrations that killed four members of a Kurdish family and injured three people, who were exercising their basic right to celebrate their national day.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq conveys best wishes to all Kurdistanis for a Happy Nawroz and Kurdish New Year

I hope that our cultural diversity and harmony will be renewed and continue to flourish, and that this beautiful celebration will strengthen the love and ties between all communities and deepen cultural networks.

Parliament votes in five-person committee to nominate election commissioners

The Kurdistan Parliament on 15 March 2023 formed a five-person committee of MPs to nominate candidates for commissioners of the Kurdistan High Election Commission. Parliament also swore in five new MPs to replace members who resigned.

Statement by Presidency of Kurdistan Parliament

The Kurdistan Parliament will hold an ordinary sitting on Wednesday 15th March 2023 to form a special committee on the reactivation of the Election Commission.

Order of Business for sitting of 15 March 2023

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 15th March 2023 at 12 noon, the second ordinary sitting of the spring session of the fifth year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq's statement on 32nd anniversary of the 1991 Kurdish Uprising

On the 32nd anniversary of the Kurdish Uprising of March 5th, 1991, I extend my best wishes to all the people of Kurdistan, the honourable families of martyrs, our heroic Peshmerga, disabled veterans and former political prisoners.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq meets with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 2 March 2023 met with the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres during his visit to Kurdistan Region.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chairs meeting on proposal to implement and amend application of Iraq's Agricultural Quarantine Law

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 28 February 2023 chaired a meeting with Parliament's Agriculture and Irrigation Committee on the legislative proposal on the implementation and amendment to the application of Iraq's Agricultural Quarantine Law, Law No. 76 of 2012.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chairs second consultation on idea of drafting anti-hate speech bill

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 26 February 2023 chaired a second consultation on the concept of anti-hate speech legislation, with experts and academics and organizations.