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