Kurdistan Parliament selects "Riwas Fayeq" as the new speaker of parliament

11/07/2019 - 19:23 Published in News/Kurdistan

Kurdistan Parliament on Thursday, elected Riwas Fayek as speaker of parliament.

The Parliament of Kurdistan voted on Riwas Fayek from the Patriotic Union as Speaker of the Parliament by 72 votes to 16 for Shadi Noroz.

Added that Najah Ibrahim, Shirin Younis, Hemdad Sabah and Baqer Kamel on Thursday were sworn in as new members of the parliament of Kurdistan, instead of the members who were chosen as ministers in the region.