Speaker urges vote on Kuwait’s Ro­hingya item on IPU’s site

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

KUWAIT: Na­tional As­sem­bly Speaker Mar­zouq Ali Al-Ghanem yes­ter­day said that Kuwait’s emer­gency item on Ro­hingya Mus­lims has ap­peared on the web­site of the In­ter-Par­lia­men­tary Union (IPU), hop­ing it will at­tract as much votes as pos­si­ble to be ap­proved. In press state­ments, Ghanem added that the As­sem­bly’s Par­lia­men­tary Cau­cus would take part in the IPU’s con­fer­ence due in Saint Peters­burg, Rus­sia, Oc­to­ber 13-18. Co­or­di­na­tion meet­ings will be held on the Arab and the Is­lamic lev­els re­gard­ing the IPU’s next pres­i­dency, he said. Last Sun­day, the Speaker said that Kuwait had of­fi­cially sub­mit­ted an emer­gency item re­quest­ing ur­gent ex­am­i­na­tion of the plight of Ro­hingyas, to be voted on dur­ing the IPU con­fer­ence.

Mar­zouq Al-Ghanem

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