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Committees' recent meetings - 14 April to 28 May 2023

The committees met with a US workers' rights organization, discussed healthcare in Halabja, national and generator electricity problems, legalizing and registering ownership of residential land, and commemorated genocide anniversaries.

Parliament holds readings of several bills, votes on appointments to standing committees

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 17th May 2023 presided over a sitting for readings of several bills and for voting on new appointments to the standing committees.

Order of Business for sitting of 17 May 2023

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 17th May 2023 at 12 noon, the third ordinary sitting of the spring session of the fifth 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 welcomes Iraqi Parliament’s Endowments and Tribal Affairs Committee

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 10 May 2023 welcomed the Iraqi Parliament’s Endowments and Tribal Affairs Committee.

Interior and Peshmerga committees meet with Iraqi Ministry of Defence officials

A delegation from the Iraqi Federal Government’s Ministry of National Defence on 9 May 2023 visited the Kurdistan Parliament and met with the Interior and the Peshmerga committees.

Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chairs meeting on Legislative Proposal on Prevention of Torture and Ill-treatment

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 7 May 2023 chaired a consultative meeting on the Legislative Proposal on the Prevention of Torture and Ill-treatment in Kurdistan Region, with Parliament’s Committee on Social Affairs and Human Rights.

Committees' recent work and meetings - 1 March to 10 April 2023

Committees met with several diplomats and looked into residential prepaid electricity, red tape on industry, buildings' earthquake resistance, and commemorated the anniversary of the Halabja chemical attack and the Anfal and Fayli Kurdish genocides.  

Parliament Genocide Committee's statement on 35th anniversary of the Anfal Genocide of the Kurds

This crime that is a stain on humanity’s conscience was recognized as a genocide by the Iraqi Supreme Criminal Court in 2008. We call on the Iraqi Federal Government to compensate the victims and rebuild their areas, and we also call on the KRG to pay full attention to the affected areas and help alleviate the survivors' suffering.

Parliament's Religious Affairs Committee wishes Christians in Kurdistan a Happy Easter

We wish Christians, who are an indigenous community in Kurdistan since antiquity and have always been a force for peace here, a happy and peaceful Easter.

Parliament's Health Committee discuss legislative proposals with KRG Health Minister and syndicates

Kurdistan Parliament’s Health Committee on 3 April 2023 met with the KRG Minister of Health Dr. Saman Barzinji and the heads of syndicates to discuss several legislative proposals.