Speaker in Geneva for IPU ses­sion

Arab Times - - LO­CAL -

Kuwaiti Na­tional Assem­bly Speaker Mar­zouq Ali Al-Ghanim ar­rived on Satur­day in Geneva to par­tic­i­pate in the 139th Ses­sion of the In­ter-Par­lia­men­tary Union (IPU) sched­uled on Oct 14-18. Al-Dus­tor news net­work said that Al-Ghanim was re­ceived by Kuwait’s Per­ma­nent Rep­re­sen­ta­tive to the United Na­tions in Geneva Am­bas­sador Ja­mal Al-Ghu­naim, Kuwait’s Am­bas­sador to Switzer­land Bader Al-Tu­naib and a num­ber of em­bassy mem­bers. Al-Ghanim will ad­dress a speech on “Par­lia­men­tary Lead­er­ship in Pro­mot­ing Peace and De­vel­op­ment in the Age of In­no­va­tion and Tech­no­log­i­cal Change”.

The Speaker and his ac­com­pa­ny­ing del­e­ga­tion will also par­tic­i­pate in the co­or­di­na­tion meet­ings of the Arab, Is­lamic and Asian groups in or­der to co­or­di­nate po­si­tions on is­sues of vi­tal im­por­tance.

On the other hand, the Kuwaiti del­e­ga­tion will par­tic­i­pate in the meet­ings of the stand­ing and sub-Com­mit­tees of the Union, which will dis­cuss sev­eral is­sues, in­clud­ing the role of fair and free trade and in­vest­ment in achiev­ing the goals of sus­tain­able and other top­ics.

The Kuwaiti del­e­ga­tion in­cludes sev­eral par­lia­men­tary of­fi­cials. (KUNA)

KUNA photo

Na­tional Assem­bly Speaker Mar­zouq Al-Ghanim and the ac­com­pa­ny­ing par­lia­men­tary del­e­ga­tion upon his ar­rivalat the city of Geneva to par­tic­i­pate in the 139th IPU Con­fer­ence.

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