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Parliament’s Presidency conveys best wishes to Yazidis on 40 Days of Winter Festival

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency conveys best wishes to Yazidis in Kurdistan and the world on 40 Days of Winter Festival, in the following message.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami and Secretary Kahveci remember victims of 1st February 2004 terrorist attacks

On the day of remembrance for the victims the 1st February 2004 twin terrorist attacks in Erbil 16 years ago, Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, Secretary Kahveci and MPs attended a wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial to the victims.

MPs debate financial dues owed to Kurdistan's farmers

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewas Faiq on 30th January chaired the final sitting of the autumn session, at which MPs debated the financial dues owed to farmers in the Kurdistan Region. KRG Agriculture Minister Begard Talabani and Trade Minister Kamal Muslim answered questions from the MPs. 

Order of Business for 30 January, last day of autumn term: Debate on financial dues owed to farmers

The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament announces the order of business for the sitting of Thursday 30th January 2020 at 11 am – the 17th ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term:

Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci meets with Peshmerga commanders

The Secretary of the Kurdistan Parliament Ms. Muna Kahveci on 28 January met with Peshmerga military commanders in Erbil. She described the peaceful religious and ethnic coexistence in Kurdistan as one of the nation’s positive values and achievements that must be protected. 

KRG's negotiating team updates Kurdistan Parliament on talks with Baghdad on 2020 budget and oil

The Kurdistan Parliament held a sitting on 23 January to get an update from the Kurdistan Regional Government’s negotiating team on their talks with Iraqi Federal Government on the 2020 Iraq budget and oil. Dr. Galawesh Obeid Osman (KDP) discussed the need to establish a national counseling centre for children with developmental disorders and chronic conditions.

Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami evaluates recent performance of Parliament’s committees

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 22 January chaired a meeting to evaluate and review the recent performance of Parliament’s 19 committees.

Parliament passes Law on Reform of Pensions, Salaries, Allowances, Grants and Other Benefits

The Kurdistan Parliament on 16 January passed the Reform Law, with 89 MPs (out of 111 seats) voting in favour of the law. The aim of the Law on Reform of Pensions, Salaries, Allowances, Grants and Other Benefits is to bring fairness to the system of government employees’ and others’ salaries, pensions and benefits. It also aims to reduce waste of government resources and public funds.

Order of Business for 16 January: Vote on 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 Thursday 16th January at 11 am – the 15th ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term: