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Parliament Presidency's statement on Kurdistan Flag Day

On the day that we celebrate our beloved flag of Kurdistan, we congratulate all the people of Kurdistan and the followers of the way of our flag. Our flag is a symbol of sacrifice and everlasting prosperity. To keep our flag flying high we must not be discouraged by any sacrifice.

Secretary Kahveci welcomes German military delegation in Iraq

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 8 December welcomed Christof Neumann, adviser to the German forces' command in Iraq. They discussed the status and rights of the ethnic and religious communities in Kurdistan Region.

Parliament holds first reading of bills on education and private universities; discusses salaries problem

Parliament on 30 November held the first readings of the Bill on Education and Study, and of the first amendments to the Law on Private Universities. MPs called for discussion about the public salaries crisis, and the majority voted to hold a separate sitting on the issue in the presence of the KRG’s negotiating team for the outstanding issues with Baghdad.

Parliament’s Presidency conveys condolences on passing of Edo Baba Sheikh

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency on 29 November conveyed their condolences on the passing of Edo Baba Sheikh, who was an intellectual and MP in Kurdistan Parliament’s first term, in the following message:

Order of Business for Sitting of 30 November 2020

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament calls MPs to a sitting on Monday 30th November 2020 at 11am, the 11th ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the second year of Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Parliament holds second reading of Bill on Sale and Lease of Public Assets

Kurdistan Parliament held the second reading of the Bill on Sale and Lease of Public Assets in Kurdistan Region. The Presidency decided to close an ad hoc committee's investigation into an MPs' allegation of threats, due to lack of evidence. Speaker Faiq called for amendments to address shortcomings in the Law on Combating Violence Against Women, and commended campaigners for their bravery and perseverance on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

Order of Business for sitting of 25th November 2020

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 25th November 2020 at 11am, the tenth ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the second year of Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Deputy Speaker Hawrami welcomes delegation from North Kurdistan

Deputy Speaker Hawrami told the delegation that Kurdistan Region’s political leadership has banned intra-Kurdish armed conflict, but no force should abuse this principle for its own ends by constantly attacking Kurdistan Region's institutions and entities, because each part of Kurdistan is distinct.

Parliament’s Presidency attends funeral of Erbil Governor Dr. Firsat Sofi

19 November - Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq , Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, and Secretary Muna Kahveci attended the funeral of Dr. Firsat Sofi, the Governor of Erbil and former MP in Kurdistan Parliament’s fourth term.

Parliament’s Presidency conveys condolences on passing of Nadr Muhammad Qadir

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency on 19 November conveyed their condolences on the passing of Nadr Muhammad Qadir, who was a MP in Kurdistan Parliament’s first term, in the following message: