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Parliament holds second reading of amendments to Law on Illegally Taken or Used Land in Municipalities

The Kurdistan Parliament on 26 May held a sitting presided over by the Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq, for the second reading of the first amendments to Law No. 3 of 2019, the Law on Illegally Taken or Used Land in Municipalities of Kurdistan Region.

Parliament and KRG discuss murders, suicides, domestic violence and possession of weapons

The Kurdistan Parliament on 25 May held a sitting to discuss murders, suicides, domestic violence and possession of weapons with the relevant KRG ministers, and to ask the KRG what it is doing to reduce such crimes.

Order of business for sitting of 25 May 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 25 May 2021 at 11am, the 14th 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:

Secretary Muna Kahveci speaks on rights of ethnic and religious communities in a future Kurdistan Constitution

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 19 May spoke at a major conference on the idea of a Constitution for the Kurdistan Region, saying that while the rights of Kurdistan’s original communities are enshrined in law, a modern constitution would more fully determine their rights.

Parliament passes Law on Electricity Ministry

The Kurdistan Parliament on 18 May held a sitting presided over by the Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq, for first readings of several bills. MPs also passed the Law on the Ministry of Electricity in Kurdistan Region and approved Ms. Muni Yukhna Yaqu for the post of the Head of the Independent Human Rights Commission.

Parliament Presidency's statement on 29th anniversary of first Kurdistan parliamentary election

The election and the vote of confidence given to the first KRG cabinet were pivotal and embodied the people's will and desire for self-government and democracy, for those who were oppressed to achieve their legitimate political, civil and cultural rights.

Order of business for sitting of 18 May 2021

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 18th May 2021 at 11am, the 13th 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:

Secretary Muna Kahveci congratulates Muslims on Eid of Ramadan

I hope that this holy celebration is an opportunity to strengthen political unity and reconciliation, to overcome differences, to better serve citizens, and to strengthen peaceful coexistence between different ethnic and religious communities in Kurdistan Region.

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: