PUK Block congratulates Kurds for raising Kurdistan Region flag over Kirkuk

29/3/2017 10:07:00

PUK Parliamentary Block congratulated the people of Kirkuk province over the provincial council decision to raise Kurdistan Region flag above the governmental facilities, this decision is a historical gain for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and Kurds.
Mam Jalal stressed in his historic speech in 1992 that the key to address the Kurdish issue is Kirkuk and only Kirkuk.
Yesterday, Kirkuk provincial council had approved on the Governor, Najmadeen Kareem's request to raise Kurdistan Region flag above the governmental facilities.
Kirkuk Provincial Council also approved that 28 of March will be marked as a national celebration day which Kirkuk shall celebrate every year.
On March 20, the Kurdish flag was officially raised by the provincial government alongside the Iraqi one at Kirkuk’s castle during a Newroz event.
Kirkuk Governor Najmadeen Karim announced in mid-March that Kurdish language would be used together with Arabic in all official provincial communication and the Kurdish flag would be flown at provincial government institutions, as permitted in the Iraqi constitution.  
  Rawaa Samer


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