The Shura Council today participated in the coordinating meetings of the Islamic Parliamentary Group and Asian Parliamentary Group on the sidelines of the 144th General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union on the island of Bali in Indonesia.
HE Abdulla bin Ali Al Sulaiti, member of the Shura Council represented the Shura Council in the meeting.
During the meeting of the Islamic Parliamentary Group chaired by HE Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, HE Secretary General of the Parliamentary Union of Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Muhammad Qureshi Nias delivered a speech in which he stressed the need to adopt a unified position for the Islamic group on common issues to include them on the agenda of the 144th General Assembly.
During the meeting, a number of issues related to joint coordination among members of the Islamic Parliamentary Group were discussed.
On the other hand, emergency items and coordination were considered, during the meeting of the Asian Parliamentary Group, as well as discussing a number of issues related to the parliamentary work of the group, and ways to coordinate joint parliamentary positions, in addition to reviewing a report on the activities of the General Secretariat of the Assembly and the policies to be followed in the future.