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Speaker of Advisory Council Returns Home

19 October 2018

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HE Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud returned on Friday evening to Doha from Geneva after chairing the State of Qatar's delegation participating at the 139th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), which announced on Thursday that the State of Qatar will host its 140th session.

At the conclusion of its work, the 139th IPU Assembly adopted a number of recommendations and the final document, all emphasizing the role of the parliamentary leadership in promoting peace and development in an era of innovation and technological change as well as stressing the need to strengthen parliamentary cooperation among the Member States in the area of migration, in the light of the adoption of the Global Compact on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration. It also adopted the reports of the Committee on Peace and International Security, the Committee on Sustainable Development, the Committee on Finance and Trade, the Committee on United Nations Affairs, Committee on the Human Rights and some other administrative and organizational issues.