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Sittings & Legislation News

See also videos of Parliament's sittings. 

Committees' recent meetings - 17 May 2022

Committees discussed prisons and social care, delays in paying public sector pensions, recent conflict in Shengal, the anti-domestic violence bill and amending the law on private universities. 

Committees' recent meetings - 12 May 2022

Committees discussed household smart water meters, the Education Bill, food standards regulation, egg producers' demands and they worked on several bills.

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami welcomes Head of EU Liaison Office in Kurdistan Ms. Marie Paret

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and Ms. Marie Paret on 27 April 2022 discussed the political situation in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq and the wider region and the next Kurdistan Parliament elections.

 

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami meets with National Task Force on Education

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 24 April 2022 welcomed members of the National Task Force on Education, led by Dr. Randall Rhodes, President of the American University of Kurdistan-Duhok (AUK).

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes International Federation of Journalists

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq and a senior delegation from the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) discussed the legal landscape for journalism in Kurdistan Region and the importance of a free and responsible media.

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami: "We ask the UN to provide assistance and monitoring to achieve a transparent, successful election process"

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami received Mr. Ricardo Rodriguez, Head of UNAMI’s Erbil Regional Office. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq and the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami: The people of Kurdistan have right to a transparent, successful election process, we all bear political and legal responsibility to deliver it

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 17 April 2022 received France’s Consul General, Mr. Olivier Decottignies. They discussed the political situation and developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq, and the issue of the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes Germany’s Consul General Klemens Semtner

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 13 April 2022 welcomed Germany’s Consul General Mr. Klemens Semtner. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq, including the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami welcomes UK's Deputy Consul General James Hamill

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 13 April 2022 welcomed the UK's Deputy Consul General, Mr. Jamie Hamill. They discussed the political situation in Kurdistan Region and Iraq, parties' differences over the next Kurdistan Parliament election and Parliament's responsibility to renew the election commission's mandate.

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami meets with Germany's Consul General Klemens Semtner

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 13 April 2022 welcomed Germany's Consul General Mr. Klemens Semtner. They discussed the latest political developments and the importance for the democratic process of holding a timely Kurdistan Parliament election.