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Parliament completes second reading of Reform Bill, will vote on 16 January

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq on 13 January chaired a lengthy sitting late into the night, to complete the second reading of the Reform Bill. 

Parliament passes Anti-Narcotics Law and Resolution on Turkmen National Days, begins second reading of Reform Bill

MPs of the Kurdistan Parliament on 12 January passed the Law on Narcotics and the Dealers and Users of Narcotics, and the Resolution on Turkmen National Days in Kurdistan Region. They also debated the Reform Bill for over seven hours, and decided to continue the Bill's second reading on 13 January.

Order of Business for 12 January: Second reading of Reform Bill, vote on Anti-Narcotics Bill and Turkmen National Days Resolution

The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament announces the order of business for the sitting of Sunday 12th January at 11 am – the 13th ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term:

Parliament holds second reading of Turkmen National Days Resolution, votes to extend autumn session

At the Kurdistan Parliament sitting of 24 December, MPs voted in favour of extending the Autumn Session of Parliament by 30 days, to late January, so that work on the Reform Bill, other bills and discussions on the budget and situation in Iraq can continue.

Parliamentary Secretary receives a delegation from CEDAW

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 22 December welcomed a delegation from CEDAW Organization, chaired by Ms. Eva Said.  

Secretary Kahveci: We must remove obstacles to achieving food security in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 22 December welcomed a delegation from the Fiday International Organization and the Coexistence Association for Human and Environmental Protection.

Culture Committee completes final report on Turkmen National Days draft resolution

Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 22 December chaired the meeting of the Culture, Civil Society, Sports and Youth Committee to discuss the draft Resolution on Turkmen National Days. The meeting was attended by the KRG Minister of the Region for Components’ Affairs, Aydin Maruf Salim.

Order of business for Parliament sitting of Tuesday 24 December

The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament announces the order of business for the sitting of Tuesday 24th December 2019 at 11 am – the 12th ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term.

Parliament completes second reading of Anti-Narcotics Bill

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewas Faiq on 18 December chaired a Parliament sitting at which the Legislative Committee and other relevant committees continued the second reading of the Bill on Narcotics and the Dealers and Users of Narcotics. 

Parliament celebrates Kurdistan Flag Day and Kurdistan Mother's Day

The Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency, MPs and staff on 17 December celebrated Kurdistan Flag Day, raising the flag on the outdoor grounds of the Parliament.