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Parliament Presidency's statement on International Mother Language Day

The Kurdistan Parliament has always respected the mother tongue of all the original communities of Kurdistan, and we reaffirm our support for multilingualism and multiculturalism in our region.

Parliament's Presidency convey best wishes to Yazidis on Khidr Elias feast

On this holy occasion, we ask God to help all the communities of Iraq and Kurdistan achieve peaceful coexistence, brotherhood and forgiveness alongside each other. We hope that life in Shengal will be normalized and that those who have been displaced can return to their homes.

Parliament's Presidency conveys condolences on passing of Dr. Aram Balatay

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Aram Naji Balatay, member of the Iraqi Council of Representatives and spokesperson for the KDP MPs, who was taken from us by the Coronavirus.

Kurdistan Parliament pays last respects to former speaker Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes

The Kurdistan Parliament on 15 February held a funeral ceremony for the late Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes, a former speaker of the parliament, member of the KDP political bureau and veteran Peshmerga who held leading positions in government in Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

Presidency of Kurdistan Parliament’s statement on rocket attacks on Erbil

Protecting this region's safe haven, where everyone has a place, must be the first task of the international community and the Security Council. The Iraqi Federal Government must comply with its constitutional, legal and political responsibilities and coordinate with the Kurdistan Regional Government to urgently fill the security vacuum that terrorists and enemies are exploiting to attack our region and undermine the peace of our cities and towns.

Parliament's Presidency conveys condolences on passing of former Parliament Speaker Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes

We are very saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes, the veteran Peshmerga, member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party political bureau, and former speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament.

Secretary Kahveci leads MPs in Duhok meetings to look into status of ethnic and religious communities

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 10 February led a delegation of MPs on a visit to Duhok, Sheikhan and Al-Kosh to look closely into the welfare of the original ethnic and religious communities and strengthen relations between the Kurdistan Parliament and the communities.

Parliament’s Presidency conveys condolences to President Nechirvan Barzani on passing of Sardar Agha Hama Awrahman Agha Slemani

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency on 7 February conveyed their condolences to Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on the passing of his uncle, Sardar Aghai Hamai Awrahman Aghai Slemani.

MPs pass Law on Sale and Lease of Public Assets in Kurdistan Region

The Law sets out proper conduct and policies that the authorities must follow when selling or leasing public assets and properties, to ensure full transparency, clarity and justice in the public's interest.

Parliament confirms Dr. Kamal Abdulhamid Atroshi as KRG Minister of Natural Resources

At an extraordinary sitting of the Kurdistan Parliament on 6 January during the winter recess, MPs entrusted Dr. Kamal Abdulhamid Atroshi with the post of KRG Minister of Natural Resources, with 81 out of the 101 present members voting in favour of appointing him.