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Secretary Muna Kahveci participates in Turkmen Language and Culture Day celebration

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 17 November 2021 participated in the Turkmen Language and Culture Day celebration. In her speech she expressed concern about some parties' efforts to reduce the number of parliamentary seats reserved for the ethnic and religious components.

Order of Business for sitting of 9 November 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 9th November 2021 at 11am, the sixth ordinary sitting of the autumn 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 and parliamentary parties discuss next Kurdistan Parliament election and drafting Constitution

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency on 3 November 2021 chaired a meeting with the heads of all the parliamentary parties. They discussed the Kurdistan Parliament election law and drafting of the Kurdistan Constitution.

Parliament holds second reading of amendments to application of Iraq Trade Law, Bill on Production and Import of Seeds & Plants

The Kurdistan Parliament on 27 October 2021 held the second readings of amendments to the application of Iraq Trade Law No. 30 of 1984, and the Bill on Production and Import of Seeds and Plants and Registration, Approval, and Protection of Agricultural Chemicals.

Parliament discusses non-contract teachers' demands, and fuel and gasoline problems

The Kurdistan Parliament on 26 October 2021 discussed the problems and demands of non-contract teachers and problems with fuel and gasoline.

Parliament's Presidency discuss human rights with consuls of EU member states and head of EU Liaison Office

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency led by Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 24 October 2021 met with the Head of the EU Liaison Office in Erbil Ms. Marie Paret and the consuls of several EU member states. They discussed the human rights in Kurdistan Region.

Order of Business for sitting of 26 October 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 26th October 2021 at 11am, the fourth ordinary sitting of the autumn 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 conveys best wishes to Muslims on Mawlood, the Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) birthday

On the occasion of Mawlood, we convey our best wishes to Muslims in Kurdistan and around the world. We hope that this blessed occasion brings more peace and harmony, and deepens the spirit of forgiveness and peaceful coexistence between Muslims and followers of other religions.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chairs workshop on Bill on Electronic Transactions

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 26 September chaired a workshop on the Bill on Electronic Transactions, organized by Parliament’s research centre.

Parliament amends Law on Integrity Commission and two other laws, passes Law on Honours and Medals

The Kurdistan Parliament at the 7 September 2021 sitting voted on some changes to Parliament committee members, passed amendments to laws on the Integrity Commission, on Chambers of Commerce and Industry and on the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, with the latter two amendments aimed at changing the company registration process. They also passed the Law on Honours and Medals.