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Parliament holds first reading of Bill on Criminal Court for crimes by ISIS, second reading of Bill on Electricity Ministry

The Kurdistan Parliament on 5 May held the first reading of the Bill on the Criminal Court for crimes by ISIS and bills on preservation of documents and archives, and the second reading of Bill on the Ministry of Electricity in Kurdistan Region.

Order of business for sitting of 5 May 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 5th May 2021 at 11am, the 12th 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 condemns in strongest terms ISIS attack on Peshmerga in Prde

This attack reminds us that Erbil and Baghdad must agree on the administration of the Kurdistani areas as soon as possible and find a lasting solution under Article 140 of the Constitution. We believe it is essential that the Global Coalition remain in Kurdistan and Iraq.

Parliament passes Law on Management and Protection of Archeology and Heritage in Kurdistan Region

The Kurdistan Parliament on 28 April passed the Law on Management and Protection of Archeology and Heritage in Kurdistan Region, and held the first reading of amendments to the implementation of the Law on Management of Endowments.

Parliament discusses how to improve services for persons with disabilities and special needs

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 27 April presided over a sitting at which MPs discussed the problems and needs of adults and children with disabilities and special needs, in the presence of KRG Minister for Labour and Social Affairs, Kwestan Mohamad.

Parliament’s Presidency expresses condolences for Baghdad hospital fire and explosion

We are saddened and deeply concerned to learn of the fire that broke out at Ibn Khatib Hospital in Baghdad, which caused the deaths and injuries of so many people.

Order of business for sitting of 27 April 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 27th April 2021 at 11am, the tenth 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 passes Resolution on Kurdish Journalism Day and Law on Conservation of Water and Wastewater Networks

The Kurdistan Parliament on 21 April passed the Law on Conservation of Water and Wastewater Networks and a Resolution to officially designate a Kurdish Journalism. MPs also continued the second reading of the Bill on Protection of Archeology and Heritage, and voted on several changes to committee memberships.

Parliament Presidency’s statement on 47th anniversary of bombing of Qaladze

The bombing of the university in Qaladze was a violation of international norms and conventions, but the international community was passive because of the economic and political interests of the powers.

Parliament passes Law on Import and Sale of Oil Products, holds readings of bills and resolution

The Kurdistan Parliament sat on 20 April for readings of several bills and passed the Law on the Import and Sale of Oil Products, with Speaker Faiq presiding over the sitting.