HE Speaker of the Shura Council Hassan bin Abdullah Al Ghanim participated Thursday in the coordination meeting of the Arab Parliamentary Group, on the sidelines of the 143rd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), which start on Friday in Madrid, Spain, and will last for several days.
At the beginning of the meeting, HE Secretary-General of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union Fayez Al Shawabkeh welcomed HE Speaker of the Shura Council Hassan bin Abdullah Al Ghanim, wishing him success in presiding over the Shura Council for the good of the nation and the interests of the citizens, looking forward to furthering Arab parliamentary cooperation and coordination.
During the meeting, they discussed several topics on the 143rd IPU Assembly agenda, where the representative of the Arab geopolitical group in the IPU Executive Committee made a presentation on the committee's work. Also, they exchanged views on requests for the inclusion of emergency or additional items on the Assembly's agenda, in addition to agreeing on the Arab Group candidates for vacant positions in the IPU permanent and subsidiary committees.
HE Chairman of the Shura Council's Internal and External Affairs Committee Dr. Ali bin Fetais Al Marri, member of the Shura Council, and HE Secretary-General of the Shura Council Dr. Ahmed bin Nasser Al Fadala attended the meeting.