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Parliament completes second reading of Anti-Narcotics Bill

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewas Faiq on 18 December chaired a Parliament sitting at which the Legislative Committee and other relevant committees continued the second reading of the Bill on Narcotics and the Dealers and Users of Narcotics. 

Parliament celebrates Kurdistan Flag Day and Kurdistan Mother's Day

The Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency, MPs and staff on 17 December celebrated Kurdistan Flag Day, raising the flag on the outdoor grounds of the Parliament.

Parliament holds first reading of Reform Bill, passes Law on Regulation of Commercial Advertising

MPs of the Kurdistan Parliament convened on 16 December for the first reading of the Reform Bill. They also passed the Law on Regulation of Commercial Advertising, and began the second reading of the Anti-Narcotics Bill.

Order of business for Monday 16 December: First reading of Bill on Reform of Pensions, Salaries, Allowances, Grants and Other Benefits

The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament announces the order of business for the sitting of Monday 16th December 2019 at 11 am – the tenth ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term:

Kurdistan Regional Government sends Reform Bill to Kurdistan Parliament

On 12 December the Kurdistan Parliament received the Reform Bill (draft law), which the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Council of Ministers approved on 11 December. 

Parliament sits to discuss electricity provision, hold readings of bills

Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 10 December chaired a sitting of the Kurdistan Parliament at which MPs discussed the problem of insufficient electricity provision in the Kurdistan Region, held the first reading of the Draft Resolution on Turkmen National Days in Kurdistan Region, and the second reading of the Bill on Commercial Advertising.

Secretary Kahveci welcomes Turkish-Iraqi Industrialists and Businessmen Association

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 8 December 8 received a delegation from the Turkish-Iraqi Industrialists and Businessmen Association, led by the head Mr. Nafaf Klic.

Secretary Kahveci welcomes Lion Organization

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 8 December welcomed Mr. Leon Fiel, the Director General of the Lion Organization.

Order of Business for 10 December: Readings of bills, discussion on electricity and distribution of heating fuel

The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament announces the order of business for the sitting of Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 11 am – the ninth ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term. 

MPs unanimously vote in amendments to Law on Ownership of Illegally Used Land in Municipalities

MPs of the Kurdistan Parliament on 4 December had a sitting to vote on amendments to the recently passed Law on the Ownership of Illegally Used Land in Municipalities in the Kurdistan Region, which was passed on 30 October and returned to Parliament by the Presidency of the Region.