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Parliament Speakers Discuss Cooperation to Strengthen Legislative Institutions

08 April 2019



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 The heads of parliaments participating in the meetings of the 140th General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) held a meeting, the first of this kind in the history of the Union, in which the speakers of councils from all over the world took part, to discuss cooperation and exchange of experiences and all means of strengthening legislative institutions and supporting their supervisory and diplomatic roles.

HE Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, who is also the President of the 140th General Assembly of the IPU, delivered a speech in which he welcomed all the participants who accepted the invitation to attend the meetings of the IPU as well as to attend this first-ever meeting.

HE Speaker of the Shura Council highlighted the development of the legislative institutions' roles, and the performance of the tasks of law legislation and supervision over management, as well as their significant contribution to diplomacy and foreign relations.

His Excellency stressed the need to provide all resources and promote the role of media and social media to keep pace with the work of the legislative councils and inform the public opinion of their work and functions.