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Order of Business for sitting of 1 March 2022: Opening of Spring Session of the Fourth Year of Parliament

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 1st March 2022 at 12 noon, the first ordinary sitting of the spring session of the fourth year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Parliament's Presidency attend one-year commemoration of death of Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes

Kurdistan Parliament's Presidency on 15 February 2022 attended the one-year commemoration of the death of Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes, a former Speaker of Parliament, Peshmerga and statesman.

Secretary Muna Kahveci and UNAMI discuss rights of components and next Kurdistan Parliament election

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 10 February 2022 welcomed Mr. Choi Kwang-Koo, political adviser responsible for minorities at UNAMI’s Baghdad office. They discussed the political representation and participation of Kurdistan's components and the different views on the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Parliament's Presidency convey condolences to KRG Culture and Youth Minister Hama Saeed Ali

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency on 11 February 2022 conveyed their condolences to Hama Saeed Ali, the KRG Minister of Culture and Youth, on the passing of his mother, Ghariba Aziz Baram.

Secretary Muna Kahveci chairs meeting on project to establish Turkmen and Syriac Academy

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 7 February 2022 chaired a meeting with the KRG Minister for the Region for Minorities Affairs Aydin Maruf, the Preparatory Committee for the Turkmen and Syriac Academy project and several MPs.

Parliament remembers martyrs of 1st February 2004 twin terrorist attacks in Erbil

On 1st February 2022, Kurdistan Parliament's Presidency, led Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq took part in the remembrance ceremony for the martyrs killed in the twin terrorist attacks on the KDP and PUK offices in Erbil 18 years ago.

Secretary Muna Kahveci welcomes Head of EU Liaison Office Ms. Marie Paret

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 2nd February 2022 welcomed the Head of the EU Liaison Office in Erbil. Ms. Marie Paret. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq and the next Kurdistan Parliament election. 

Parliament holds public hearing on Bill on Combating Domestic Violence & Violence Against Families

Kurdistan Parliament’s Committee on Protection of Women’s Rights and the Research Centre together with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on 31 January 2022 held a public hearing on the new Anti-Domestic Violence Bill.

Secretary Muna Kahveci participates in launch of legislative proposal on the public prosecution service

The Investigator Organization for the Rule of Law (IOL), with the support of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a US non-profit organization, held a conference on a legislative proposal that aims to reform the public prosecution service.

Secretary Muna Kahveci welcomes Mir Hazim Mir Tahsin Beg, the Prince of the Yazidis

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 18 January 2022 with Mir Hazim Mir Tahsin Beg discussed the laws on the rights of the religious and ethnic components, and the efforts to reactivate the Kurdistan Constitution drafting committee.