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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.

Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci welcomes Turkey’s CHP Party Vice Chair Oguz Kaan Salici

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 6 September welcomed a senior delegation from Turkey’s Republican People’s Party (CHP), led by the CHP’s Vice Chair Mr. Oguz Kaan Salici. Secretary Kahveci gave an overview of the peaceful coexistence between Kurdistan Region’s different ethnic and religious components, their legal rights and their current situation.

Order of business for sitting of 7 September 2021: Voting on bills, resignations from committees

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 7th September 2021 at 11am, the third ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Speaker Rewaz Faiq welcomes Speaker of Jordan’s House of Representatives Abdul Monem Al-Odat

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 5 September welcomed the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Jordan, Abdel Monem Al-Odat, together with several Jordanian MPs, in the first visit by the Speaker of an Arab nation's parliament in the current fifth term of the Kurdistan Parliament.

Kurdistan Parliament holds first reading of Bill on Amendments to Law on Ministry of Finance & Economy, second readings of three bills

The Kurdistan Parliament on 2 September held a sitting for readings of bills, presided over by the Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq, including the first reading of the Bill on Amendments to Law on the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Kurdistan Region – Iraq.

Speaker Rewaz Faiq at opening of autumn 2021 session: "We encourage all political parties to unite to protect Kurdistan Region’s political status"

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 1 September at the opening of the autumn 2021 session of Parliament, in her speech called for Kurdistan’s political parties to unite ahead of the Iraqi election, to protect Kurdistan’s political status. The head of each parliamentary bloc set out their party's priorities.

Parliament’s Presidency convey condolences on passing of actor Abdullah Khayat

We are very saddened to learn of the passing of Abdullah Khayat, the beloved actor and great talent. On this sad occasion, we express our sincere condolences to Abdullah Khayat’s relatives, friends, to the acting community and to all his loved ones.

Order of business for sitting of 6 September 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Monday 6th September 2021 at 11am, the second ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Order of Business for sitting of 1 September 2021: Opening of Autumn Session of this Parliament’s third year

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 1st September 2021 at 12pm, the first ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the third year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Secretary Muna Kahveci chairs meetings with Alliance of Iraqi Minorities and other NGOs on education bills and rights of components

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 25 August chaired two separate meetings with members of Parliament, the Alliance of Iraqi Minorities Network and several civil society organizations working on educational development.