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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.

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami receives US Consulate General's Political Unit Chief Spencer Fields

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 10 April 2022 received Mr. Spencer Fields, the Political Unit Chief at the US Consulate General in Erbil. They discussed the need to make legislative preparations for the next Kurdistan Parliament election.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq and Social Affairs Committee discuss Bill on amendments to Juvenile Welfare Law

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 4 April 2022 and the Committee on Social Affairs and Protection of Human Rights discussed the Bill on Application of the Fifth Amendment (Law No. 21 of 1998) to the Law on Juvenile Welfare (Law No. 76 of 1983).

Committees' recent meetings - 31 March 2022

Committees held meetings on food quality and prices, domestic revenues, combatting violence against women, spending of Coronavirus budgets, and they worked on several bills. 

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: