COR votes to prohibit participation of officials in conferences that harm the national interest and finishes reading two laws

In its 31st plenary session held on Sunday 30/4/2017, the COR votes to prohibit the attendance or participation of politicians and officials in conferences inside and outside Iraq without the consent of the Iraqi authorities in addition to finishing reading two legislative proposals.
The session was chaired by H.E. the Speaker Dr. Saleem al-Jubouri and attended by 173 MPs.
At the beginning of the session, the COR refused issuing a recommendation for the Commission on Human Rights by experts committee concerning the representation of Yezidi community in the Council of the Commission on the representation of the Yezidi component in the Council of the Commission within the share of the components due to their exposure to violations by ISIS.
The Council voted on a resolution prohibiting Iraqi politicians and officials from attending or participating in conferences and meetings, which are held outside or inside Iraq and affect the security of the state, the political system or the national interest, without the approval of the Iraqi authorities.
The Council voted on the recommendations of the Integrity Committee’s report concerning the violations committed by the Diwaniyah provincial Council at the request put forward by 45 MPs.
MP Mohammad al-Janabi read out a stamen in which he condemned Turkey’s repeated attacks on Iraqi lands, and MP Sheikh Abbood al-Isawi a statement in the name of Tribes Committee concerning the latest the situation of Iraq in the post ISIS phase.
The COR finished the first reading of the legislative proposal of the Medical Insurance.
The Council also finished reading and discussing the legislative proposal of joining the Judicial Institute with judiciary after being voted on ….
On another issue, the COR discussed a request submitted by MP Ahmed Taha al-Sheikh concerning the difficulty of monitoring the work of the Ministries by the parliamentary committees.
The Council discussed a request put forward by MP Amin Bakr concerning the dysfunctioning of the Kurdistan region’s parliament.
The session was then adjourned to next Tuesday 9/5/2017.
Media Directorate
30/4/2017