Kurdistan Parliament fails to convene the emergency meeting for lack of quorum


19/8/2015 14:13:00
Print
     Kurdistan Parliament fails to convene the emergency meeting

 The main Kurdish parties in Kurdistan held a meeting in the Erbil city last night to resolve the presidency of the region’s issue, and the meeting lasted for several hours.


The meeting was headed by United States and Britain delegation, who have called the Kurdish parties to reach consensus on the presidency of the region.


The legal deadline Masoud Barzani to head the region ends on Wednesday.
Kurdistan Democratic Party requested the extension for two years, while other political parties insist on regime change in Kurdistan to Parliamentary and reducing the powers of the president of the region.
The meeting called for the postponement of the parliamentary emergency session scheduled for Wednesday and devoted to the discuss modifying the law of the presidency.
But Kurdistan Parliament held on Wednesday 19th August 2015, an emergency session on the amendment of the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region Law.


Goran Azad member of the Green bloc in the Parliament of Kurdistan in a statement told PUKmedia that the parliament holds emergency meeting today for the second reading of the law of the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region, adding, that the green Bloc with a emergency session.


He added that all deputies in the Green bloc will attend today's meeting, adding that the postponement of the hearing or the lack thereof is the prerogative of the President of the Parliament of Kurdistan.
Kurdistan Parliament failed to convene the emergency meeting called by its Speaker, Yusuf Mohammed for lack of quorum.
Only 53 MPs attended the emergency session, where the required quorum is 56.
He said that 24 members of Change movement, 18 from PUK, 6 from the Islamic Group and 5 from the Islamic Union attended.
Not achieving a quorum because Kurdistan Democratic Party members and representatives of the Turkmen and Christian parties as well as small blocs in addition to five members of the Islamic Union didn’t attend.


Goran stressed that the Speaker parliament delayed the meeting for another hour until achieving a quorum.
The political blocs have called in the meeting ended at dawn today to postpone the parliamentary session for next Sunday, which was rejected by the Speaker of Parliament.

PUKmedia by K.A


 

Commemoration of 3 Kurdish activists shot in Paris


Thursday, Kurds saluted the seventh anniversary of the assassination of 3 Kurdish women activists in France.

 

The crime took place on January 9, 2013, targeting 3 female Kurdi...


»  3 Kurdish girls die in a fire in Norway
»  Kurdish teenager plays for several European football clubs
 

Quarantined citizen in Sulaymaniyah: services provided are impossible for major countries


One of the citizens inside a quarantine center in the city of Sulaymaniyah said that what the medical and administrative staff provide is not possible for major countries to provide, and that the q...


»  Susan Rice: U.S. has ‘sold out the Kurds’ with Syria move
»  INTERVIEW: Kurdish leader Ilham Ahmed on security in North and East Syria
 

George Floyd: Huge protests against racism held across US


Huge peaceful rallies have taken place across the US against racism and police brutality on the 12th day of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.

 

Tens of thousands o...


»  WHO warns of exposure of Iraq to a second coronavirus wave
»  PUK an umbrella for coexistence and rapprochement between religions and components

Caricature