Kurdistan Parliament’s presidency and the heads of the parliamentary blocks held a special meeting on 4 April as the nation tackles the Corona virus outbreak and its consequences. They decided to scrutinize border points, food and medicine imports; to monitor the work of the special bodies tackling the Coronavirus outbreak; and to continue coordinating with the KRG on implementation of the Reform Law.
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Kurdistan Parliament decides on work priorities, special committee to scrutinize Coronavirus measures and their impact
Parliament’s Presidency thanks Kurdistan Regional Government and public for response to Coronavirus outbreak
Kurdistan, the region, and the world are now in dire straits against the deadly Corona virus and in the face of its human and economic consequences. Since the outbreak of the disease in Kurdistan Region, the Kurdistan Parliament has been working through special committees and in cooperation with government agencies to tackle the contagious disease.
MPs pass the Law on Combating Smuggling of Oil and Oil Products in Kurdistan Region
Kurdistan Parliament MPs on 4 March voted to pass the Law on Combating Smuggling of Oil and Oil Products in Kurdistan Region. Eighty eight MPs voted in favour of the law.
Speaker Faiq opens spring session of Parliament, MPs hold second reading of anti-oil smuggling bill
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 1 March opened the spring session of Parliament by setting out recent legislative achievements and future priorities. She then presided over the second reading of the Bill on Combating Smuggling of Oil and Oil Products in Kurdistan Region.
Kurdistan Parliament honours Mulla Mustafa Barzani on 41st anniversary of his death
The Kurdistan Parliament on 1 March commemorated the 41st anniversary of the death of Kurdish leader Mulla Mustafa Barzani. Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq, Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, Secretary Muna Kahveci, MPs of all the political parties and Parliament staff attended the commemoration.
MPs join 109th anniversary celebration of Turkmen journalism
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, Secretary Muna Kahveci and several MPs on 25 February joined the celebration of the 109th anniversary of Turkmen Journalism at the Rotana Hotel in Erbil.
Secretary Kahveci speaks at conference on rights of ethnic and religious communities
The Secretary of the Kurdistan Parliament Muna Kahveci on 24 February spoke at a conference on ‘Evaluating the Rights of Communities in Kurdistan’, organised by Heartland Alliance and the Consulate General of the Netherlands.
Parliament’s Presidency conveys best wishes to Yazidis on Feast of Khidr Elias
On the Feast Khidr Elias after the period of fasting, the Presidency of Kurdistan Parliament conveyed their best wishes to Yazidis in the following message:
Secretary Kahveci visits Workers and Toilers Party to congratulate them on 25th anniversary
Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 1 February 2020 visited the Kurdistan Workers and Toilers Party office to congratulate the members on the party’s 25th anniversary.
Parliament’s Presidency conveys best wishes to Yazidis on 40 Days of Winter Festival
Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency conveys best wishes to Yazidis in Kurdistan and the world on 40 Days of Winter Festival, in the following message.