NA: (NA hosts 34th executive committee meeting of PUIC) (Pakistan Press International)


September 6, 2015

The National Assembly of Pakistan will host 34th meeting of Executive Committee of Parliamentary Union of Islamic Countries (PUIC) to be held here on September 7-8, 2015.

Acting Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi will inaugurate the meeting today (Monday). The Members of the Executive Committee who are members of the Parliament from Pakistan, Algeria, Lebanon, Kingdom of Morocco, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Chad, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Uganda, Turkey, Iraq and Iran will attended the Meeting.

The Executive Committee of PUIC will discuss and finalize the agenda for the 11th PUIC Conference to be held in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq in 2016.

The meeting will also deliberate upon the draft Charter of PUIC on Combating Terrorism and Extremism drew up by PUIC Working Group besides drawing up of agendas for Specialized PUIC Standing Committees on Political and Foreign Affairs, Environment, Human Rights, Women and Family affairs, Culture, Legal affairs and dialogue of civilizations and religions.

The delegates will also propose ways and means to strengthen the inter-parliamentary relationship among Islamic countries and the political, economic and development challenges faced by the Islamic world. The Executive Committee meeting will conclude with adoption of its Report and Islamabad Declaration.

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