Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network, ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly ink Memorandum of Understanding
Baku, March 13, AZERTAC
The Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network (NAM PN) and the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN AIPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
The document was inked by Speaker of Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis, Chairperson of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network Sahiba Gafarova and Secretary-General of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly Siti Rozaimeriyanty Dato Haji Abdul Rahman on the sidelines of the working visit of Azerbaijani parliamentarians to Manama, capital city of Bahrain.
Hailing the cooperation between the Azerbaijani Parliament and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, the sides noted that the Azerbaijani Parliament was granted the status of observer in the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly last year.
Speaker Sahiba Gafarova highlighted the activity of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network and expressed the Parliamentary Network`s interest in establishing relations with other parliamentary organizations, including the ASEAN PA.
The Secretary-General of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly highly praised Azerbaijan's NAM chairmanship and emphasized the importance the International community attaches to cooperation with the NAM PN.
The sides also exchanged views on other issues of mutual interest.