Parliament to vote for extension of parliamentary term

File – Lawmakers attend a session of Kurdistan Parliament

SULAIMANI (ESTA) — The Kurdistan Region Parliament is set to vote for the extension of the parliamentary term on Sunday, according to the chamber’s agenda.   

Lawmakers of the Kurdistan Region parliament are set to convene tomorrow to vote for the extension of the parliamentary terms as the Region was supposed to hold elections on October, 1 this year.

In February, the President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani signed a decree setting the date for the region’s parliamentary election to October 1, 2022.

The Region held parliamentary elections in September 2018.

Parliamentary elections are held every four years in the Kurdistan Region. A minimum quota of 30% of seats in the 111-seat house is reserved for women and 11 seats for parties representing minorities.

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