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Parliament Secretary’s News

Three committees assigned to summarize Parliament’s demands from KRG on public finances, salary shortfalls and Reform Law

The Kurdistan Parliament on 28 June held a sitting presided over by Speaker Rewaz Faiq, with nearly 18 hours of questions and discussion with the KRG on the economic problems and the reasons for failing to pay public salaries in full and to implement the Reform Law.

Clarification by Presidency of Kurdistan Parliament

Many media outlets are contacting us about our letter number 1755 of 22 June 2021, which concerns Members of Parliament visiting and looking into projects.

Secretary Kahveci to Greece's new Consul General Dr. Stavros Kyrimis: “Kurdistan’s minorities achieved many rights during KRG’s rule”

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 10 June met with Greece's new Consul General in Kurdistan Region, Dr. Stavros Kyrimis. The status and rights of the original ethnic and religious communities of Kurdistan Region were the main topic of the discussion.

Relations Committee's symposium discusses US-Iraq Strategic Dialogue, security threats, Iraqi election, Reform process, political disunity

Kurdistan Parliament’s Relations Committee on 6 June held a symposium on the Challenges and Prospects for Kurdistan Region, with panels on the US-Iraq Strategic Dialogue, security threats after the war against ISIS, anticipated changes after the next Iraqi election, the Reform process and the impact of political disunity on Kurdistan Region’s position and status.

Speaker Rewaz Faiq at Relations Committee’s Symposium: We have asked UN General Representation to help stop military incursions, take conflict out of Kurdistan Region

6 June 2021 - At a symposium organized by Parliament's Relations Committee on the Challenges and Prospects for Kurdistan Region, Speaker Rewaz Faiq said that Parliament has asked the UN General Representation in Kurdistan to help end military incursions in the border areas and take the conflict out of Kurdistan Region.   

Kurdistan Parliament's statement on killing of five Peshmerga soldiers calls for conflict to be taken away from Kurdistan Region, both sides to find peaceful solution

The Kurdistan Parliament is deeply saddened by the killing of five Peshmerga soldiers today, 5 June 2021, in Amedi district in an ambush by the PKK. We call for this conflict to be taken away from Kurdistan Region's borders, for all sides to preserve Kurdistan Region's sovereignty, and for neither side to create pretexts for conflicts & invasions. 

Parliament Presidency’s statement on the fire at Sharya IDP camp for Yazidis in Duhok

We are very saddened and concerned to learn of the fire that broke out at Sharya camp in Duhok for Yazidi IDPs. We are also deeply concerned about the lives and prospects for Yazidis, and we call for the situation in their areas to be normalized so that they can return home with dignity and in peace.

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: