I am very concerned by the Iraqi Parliament’s Finance Committee’s latest manoeuvres to change some provisions of the Iraqi budget bill and thereby undermine the Kurdistan Region’s constitutional rights. I believe that this manipulation will impede the passage of the federal budget bill.
Parliament Secretary’s News
Secretary Muna Kahveci's statement on manipulation of Kurdistan Region's share in Iraq's Budget Bill
Parliament renews mandate of Kurdistan High Election and Referendum Commission with 58 votes
On Monday 22nd May 2023, presided by the Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq, and with the attendance of the Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and Parliament Secretary Muna Kahevi, the fourth ordinary sitting of the spring season of the fifth year of the fifth term of Parliament was held.
Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and Secretary Muna Kahveci meet with consuls general and diplomatic officials of US, UK, EU member states
Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and Secretary Muna Kahveci on 21 May 2023 met with diplomatic officials of the US, UK, EU and several EU member states to discuss the next Parliament elections and the current political situation.
Additional item on the Order of Business of the Parliament sitting of 22 May 2023
The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament informed all of the Members of the Parliament in a written statement that a third item has been added to the order of business (agenda) of the fourth ordinary sitting on Monday, 22nd May 2023. The written statement is the following:
Order of Business for sitting of 22 May 2023
The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Monday 22nd May 2023 at 10am, the fourth 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:
Parliament holds readings of several bills, votes on appointments to standing committees
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 17th May 2023 presided over a sitting for readings of several bills and for voting on new appointments to the standing committees.
Order of Business for sitting of 17 May 2023
The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 17th May 2023 at 12 noon, the third 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:
Secretary Muna Kahveci conveys best wishes to Kurdistan Teachers Union on their 61st anniversary
The Kurdistan Teachers Union has been part of the national struggle in support of the revolution, the liberation movement and the Peshmerga. I hope that you will continue with the same energy and remain influential in the service of teachers' rights and education.
Speaker Faiq thanks Head of Financial Audit Board Mr. Khalid Hadi Chawshli at end of his tenure
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 10 May 2023 thanked Mr. Khalid Hadi Chawshli, the Head of the Kurdistan Region Financial Audit Board, for his service and wished him success in the future.
Parliament's Presidency wishes Yazidis Happy Red Wednesday, the Yazidi New Year
On behalf of the Kurdistan Parliament, we extend our best wishes to our Yazidi Kurdish brothers and sisters in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq and around the world for a Happy Yazidi New Year (Red Wednesday).