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Publication of Reform Bill

The full text of the bill, called the Bill on Reform of of Pensions, Salaries, Allowances, Grants and Other Benefits, is published here (Kurdish).

Order of business for Monday 16 December: First reading of Bill on Reform of Pensions, Salaries, Allowances, Grants and Other Benefits

The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament announces the order of business for the sitting of Monday 16th December 2019 at 11 am – the tenth ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term:

Kurdistan Regional Government sends Reform Bill to Kurdistan Parliament

On 12 December the Kurdistan Parliament received the Reform Bill (draft law), which the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Council of Ministers approved on 11 December. 

Parliament sits to discuss electricity provision, hold readings of bills

Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 10 December chaired a sitting of the Kurdistan Parliament at which MPs discussed the problem of insufficient electricity provision in the Kurdistan Region, held the first reading of the Draft Resolution on Turkmen National Days in Kurdistan Region, and the second reading of the Bill on Commercial Advertising.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami, committees and KRG Minister discuss Bill on Commercial Advertising

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami chaired a joint meeting of three committees with the KRG Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Kamal Muslim, to discuss the details of the Bill (draft law) on Commercial Advertising.

Order of Business for 10 December: Readings of bills, discussion on electricity and distribution of heating fuel

The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament announces the order of business for the sitting of Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 11 am – the ninth ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term. 

MPs unanimously vote in amendments to Law on Ownership of Illegally Used Land in Municipalities

MPs of the Kurdistan Parliament on 4 December had a sitting to vote on amendments to the recently passed Law on the Ownership of Illegally Used Land in Municipalities in the Kurdistan Region, which was passed on 30 October and returned to Parliament by the Presidency of the Region.

Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq chairs seminar on Protection of Domestic Products Bill

Speaker Faiq: "Kurdistan Region should not rely solely on oil revenues...this is part of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s manifesto and Parliament supports this policy."

Order of business for 4 December: Readings of bills

The Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament announces the order of business for the sitting of Wednesday 4th December 2019 – the eighth ordinary sitting of the autumn session of the first year of the Kurdistan Parliament’s fifth term.

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker calls MPs to sitting on Wednesday 4 December at 11am

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewas Faiq calls all Members of Parliament to an ordinary sitting on Wednesday 4th December, at 11am.