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Secretary Muna Kahveci conveys best wishes to Muslims on Jezhni Ramadan (Eid Al-Fitr)

I convey my best wishes to all Muslims in Kurdistan, Iraq and the world, and I warmly congratulate the honourable families of martyrs and the brave Peshmerga of Kurdistan.

Parliament's Presidency wishes Muslims in Kurdistan and the world happy Ramadan

As we enter this holy month, we call on all political parties and movements to try more than ever to protect brotherhood, harmony and unity, to be more cohesive and forgiving towards each other.

Kurdistan Parliament holds remembrance ceremony on 34-year commemoration of chemical bombing of Halabja

The Iraqi Government must implement Article 132 of the Iraqi Constitution and the decision of the Supreme Criminal Court to compensate the victims of the Halabja chemical bombing and Halabja’s citizens. We ask the Iraqi Council of Representatives to pass a law to recognize the genocide against the people of Kurdistan that reinforces the rights of the victims to compensation for their material losses and psychological damages.

Order of Business for sitting of 1 March 2022: Opening of Spring Session of the Fourth Year of Parliament

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 1st March 2022 at 12 noon, the first ordinary sitting of the spring session of the fourth year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:

Parliament's Presidency attend one-year commemoration of death of Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes

Kurdistan Parliament's Presidency on 15 February 2022 attended the one-year commemoration of the death of Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes, a former Speaker of Parliament, Peshmerga and statesman.

Secretary Muna Kahveci and UNAMI discuss rights of components and next Kurdistan Parliament election

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 10 February 2022 welcomed Mr. Choi Kwang-Koo, political adviser responsible for minorities at UNAMI’s Baghdad office. They discussed the political representation and participation of Kurdistan's components and the different views on the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Parliament's Presidency convey condolences to KRG Culture and Youth Minister Hama Saeed Ali

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency on 11 February 2022 conveyed their condolences to Hama Saeed Ali, the KRG Minister of Culture and Youth, on the passing of his mother, Ghariba Aziz Baram.

Secretary Muna Kahveci chairs meeting on project to establish Turkmen and Syriac Academy

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 7 February 2022 chaired a meeting with the KRG Minister for the Region for Minorities Affairs Aydin Maruf, the Preparatory Committee for the Turkmen and Syriac Academy project and several MPs.

Parliament remembers martyrs of 1st February 2004 twin terrorist attacks in Erbil

On 1st February 2022, Kurdistan Parliament's Presidency, led Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq took part in the remembrance ceremony for the martyrs killed in the twin terrorist attacks on the KDP and PUK offices in Erbil 18 years ago.

Secretary Muna Kahveci welcomes Head of EU Liaison Office Ms. Marie Paret

Kurdistan Parliament Secretary Muna Kahveci on 2nd February 2022 welcomed the Head of the EU Liaison Office in Erbil. Ms. Marie Paret. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq and the next Kurdistan Parliament election.