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Parliament and KRG discuss Kurdistan Region's rights and responsibilities in Iraq 2021 Budget Law

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 12 April chaired a meeting with the KRG’s negotiating team with Baghdad, led by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, about the Iraq 2021 budget law and Kurdistan Region’s own budget bill.

Order of Business for sitting of 14 April 2021: Discussion about Anfal survivors and families in Garmian

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 14th April 2021 at 11am – the seventh ordinary sitting of the spring 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:

Parliament’s Presidency convey condolences on passing of national poet Ahmed Dilzar

Ahmed Dilzar was a true progressive and a patriotic bard of our nation who devoted his life to the struggle for freedom and Kurdish identity, and to Kurdish literature and culture. With his passing, we have lost a shining light of Kurdish literature and poetry.

Order of Business for sitting of 7 April 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 7th April 2021 at 11am – the sixth ordinary sitting of the spring 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:

Parliament's Presidency meets with heads of parties' parliamentary blocks

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq, Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and Secretary Muna Kahveci on 4 April met with the heads of the parliamentary party blocks to discuss drafting the Kurdistan Constitution and the work of the committees.

Parliament’s Presidency wishes Christians in Kurdistan and around the world Happy Easter

On this happy occasion of Easter, our hope is that the peaceful coexistence and acceptance among all the religions and communities of the Kurdistan Region continues.

Parliament passes Law on Protection of Local Products; votes to exclude Dr. Kazim Faruq from sittings until he apologizes for showing disrespect

Kurdistan Parliament on 31 March passed the Law on Protection of Local Products with 73 votes, held first readings of the Bill on the Electricity Ministry and the Second Amendments to the Law on the General Integrity Commission, and completed the second reading of the Bill on Conservation of Water Networks. MPs voted to exclude MP Dr. Kazim Faruq (New Generation) from sittings until he apologizes for disrespecting Parliament.

Order of Business for sitting of 31 March 2021: Readings of three bills, vote on Bill on Protection of Domestic Products

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 31st March 2021 at 11am – the fifth ordinary sitting of the spring 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:

Parliament holds photography exhibition on late Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes's life and career

The Kurdistan Parliament on 29 March held an exhibition of photographs of the late Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes, the former speaker of Parliament who passed away in February.

On 33rd anniversary of chemical bombardment Parliament and Government discuss how to improve Halabja's infrastructure and services

Kurdistan Parliament on 16 March, the 33rd remembrance of the Halabja chemical bombardment, held a sitting on how to improve services for the people of Halabja governorate.