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Parliament’s Presidency attends funeral of Erbil Governor Dr. Firsat Sofi

19 November - Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq , Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, and Secretary Muna Kahveci attended the funeral of Dr. Firsat Sofi, the Governor of Erbil and former MP in Kurdistan Parliament’s fourth term.

The outdoor funeral was attended by Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, the heads of the parliamentary blocks, MPs, representatives from government and political parties, consuls based in Kurdistan Region, and the family and the relatives of Dr. Sofi.

Speaker Faiq, Deputy Speaker Hawrami and Secretary Kahveci laid a wreath for the deceased.

On the morning of Wednesday 18 November, the Governor of Erbil Dr. Sofi died in hospital in Ankara, after a month of battling Coronavirus. He was 42 years old.