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Kurdistan Parliament condemns Iran's bombings and attacks on several areas of Kurdistan Region

At Kurdistan Parliament’s sitting of 29 September 2022, on behalf of Parliament the Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami condemned the missile and suicide drone attacks by the IRGC on 28 September on several areas of Kurdistan Region, which killed and injured civilians.

Parliament holds second reading of articles 35 to 37 of Bill on Education and Training, condemns IRGC's missile attacks on Kurdistan Region

The Kurdistan Parliament on 29 September 2022 held the second reading of articles 35 to 37 of the Bill on Education and Training, the provisions on the right to education in other languages, students with special needs, and e-learning. Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on behalf of Parliament’s Presidency condemned the IRGC’s recent attacks on several areas of Kurdistan Region and expressed their condolences to the victims’ families.

Parliament holds second reading of articles 15 to 34 of the Bill on Education and Training

The Kurdistan Parliament on 28 September 2022 continued the second reading of the Bill on Education and Training in Kurdistan Region – Iraq, reading from articles 15 to 34 on the upper grades of secondary school and on vocational and technical education institutes.

Parliament holds second reading of articles 2 to 14 of the Bill on Education and Training

The Kurdistan Parliament on 27 September 2022 continued the second reading of the Bill on Education and Training in Kurdistan Region – Iraq, reading from articles 2 to 14 on the principles and goals of state education, at some points in the presence of the KRG Minister of Education Alan Hama Saeed.

Order of Business for sitting of 27 September 2022

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Tuesday 27th September 2022 at 10am, the fourth ordinary sitting of the autumn 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 holds second reading of the title and first article of the Bill on Education and Training

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 22 September 2022 opened the sitting for the second reading of the title and first article of the Bill on Education and Training, a sweeping bill that aims to organize and overhaul education. The KRG Minister for Education Alan Hama Saeed attended the sitting.

Parliament holds second reading of Bill on Combating Violence against Women and Families

The Kurdistan Parliament on 21 September 2022 held the second reading of the Bill on Combating Violence against Women and Families. MPs over 10 hours gave their views and critiques of each article of the bill, at some points in the presence of the KRG Minister for the Interior Rebar Ahmed and other KRG senior officials.

Order of Business for sitting of 22 September 2022

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Thursday 22nd September 2022 at 11am, the third ordinary sitting of the autumn 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:

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq meets with President Masoud Barzani

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 21 September 2022 visited President Masoud Barzani in Pirmam (Salahaddin). They discussed the drafting of the Kurdistan Constitution.

Order of Business for sitting of 21st September 2022

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 21st September 2022 at 10am, the second ordinary sitting of the autumn 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: