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KDP to Submit Amendment to Presidency Law

KDP to Submit Amendment to Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-23 15:31
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction has approved the Presidency Law Amendment to be submitted to the Kurdistan Region parliament and proceed with the presidential election. MP Sabah Mahmoud confirmed that the KDP faction will submit the amen ...
KDP to Submit Amendment to Presidency Law - BAS News

Kurdistan Parliament Postpones Session on Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-04-10 15:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament postponed a session on Wednesday which was set to discuss and vote on an amendment to the Presidency Law. MP Zana Mala Khalid told BasNews that the Legal Committee requested the postponement as their report on the amen ...

Parliament to Convene This Week for Presidency Law Discussion

BAS News - 2019-04-08 15:12
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Parliament is set to convene this week on Wednesday and proceed with the discussions on an amendment to the Presidency Law. The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) together with minority factions advoc ...

Kurdistan Parliament Convenes Today to Discuss Presidency Law Amendment

BAS News - 2019-04-03 10:02
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is set to convene today afternoon (3rd April) and discuss the amendment to Presidency Law which will lay the ground for electing a new president. The leading Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction and Change Movement ...

Parliament Postpones Session on Presidential Law Amendment

BAS News - 2019-04-02 14:35
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has postponed a session to discuss the amendment of the Presidential Law by 24 hours. The session was previously set for Tuesday, but the parliament speaker announced that it is put off until 15:00 the next day. The bi ...

Parliament Set to Discuss Reactivation of Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-03-29 13:02
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has scheduled a session for Saturday to discuss the reactivation of the regional presidency. According to an announcement by parliament speaker, lawmakers will convene and discuss the reactivation of presidency and the ...

KDP, Gorran submit bill to parliament to reactivate Iraqi Kurdistan’s presidency law

E-Kurd - 2019-03-28 22:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Change (Gorran) Movement parties submitted a bill on Thursday with 68 signatures to reactivate Iraqi Kurdistan presidency law that calls for parliament to elect the pres ...

KDP, Gorran submit presidency bill, but PUK says it’s a 'wrong step'

Rûdaw - 2019-03-28 18:13
Parliament leadership is calling on all MPs to reconvene on Saturday ...

Gorran Supports Amendment to Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-28 15:21
ERBIL — Change Movement (Gorran) announced on Thursday that it supports the amendment to the Kurdistan Region presidency law to elect the new president at the parliament. Earlier the day, the bill, signed by 68 lawmakers, was submitted to the parliament. ...

Lawmakers Submit Amendment to Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-28 13:08
ERBIL — More than half of the lawmakers at the Kurdistan Region Parliament on Thursday signed an amendment before submitting it to the legislative. Head of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction at the parliament, Omed Khoshnaw, said during a press con ...

KDP, PUK to Hold Final Meeting on New Government This Week

BAS News - 2019-03-26 09:46
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday this week and conclude the negotiations over the new government of Kurdistan Region. The two major parties have been in talks for months since th ...

KDP To Form The New Government On Time

Waar Media - 2019-03-25 22:10
WAAR_DUHOK KDP politburo announced that the previous meetings between KDP and PUK will not postpone the new Kurdistan Region government formation, and KDP will form the government on time. “During the past couple days KDP and PUK held fruitful meetings, ...

KDP, PUK Meet to Get One Step Closer to Government Formation

BAS News - 2019-03-24 14:31
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) held another meeting on Sunday to continue the negotiations over the next government of Kurdistan Region. The two major Kurdish parties have been in talks for months as the P ...

Reactivation of Iraqi Kurdistan presidency law will not be as easy: PUK

E-Kurd - 2019-03-21 20:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Member of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) leadership Arez Abdulla said on Thursday that reactivating Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s presidency law will not be as easy as the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has claimed ...

Rudaw: Global leaders send celebratory messages on Newroz holiday

Justice for Kurds - 2019-03-21 14:28
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Diplomats and leaders from around the world are wishing people a happy Newroz on the occasion of the three-day new year festival celebrated throughout Kurdistan, Iran, and elsewhere. “For all of us, it is a chance to reaffirm our ...

KDP, PUK to Resume KRG Establishment Talks on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-03-18 19:53
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will meet on Tuesday to resume the talks on the formation of a new cabinet in Erbil. The two major Kurdish parties have already signed two political agreements in the pas ...

KDP, Gorran on the Same Page About Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-18 14:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) appear to be on the same page about introducing an amendment to the Kurdistan Region Presidency Law and elect the president sooner. For years, Gorran has been pushing to bring the pres ...

PUK to Finalize Nominee for Parliament Speaker Post This Week

BAS News - 2019-03-06 09:05
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will make the final decision on one nominee for the position of Kurdistan Region Parliament speaker within 48 hours, an leading member said on Wednesday. According to a political agreement with the Kurdistan ...

Report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region – Q3 of 2018, Deloitte

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-01 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Today, Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs has published new verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues, covering the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 September 2018, a ...

Agriculture and Food Conference held between the Kurdistan Region and the Netherlands

KRG-Spain - 2019-02-26 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa participated in conference discussions of cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and Netherlands ...