Peace and Devel­op­ment in Asia

Uzbekistan Today (English) - - WORLD -

In Istanbul, the 2nd meet­ing of the Ex­ec­u­tive Coun­cil and the 10th ple­nary ses­sion of the Asian Par­lia­men­tary As­sem­bly (APA) has taken place. At these events, Uzbek­istan was rep­re­sented by the Chair­man of the Se­nate of the Oliy Ma­jlis Nig­mat­ulla Yul­da­shev.

In ac­cor­dance with the pro­gram, the APA ses­sions were held within the frame­work of the stand­ing com­mit­tees on po­lit­i­cal, cul­tural and so­cial is­sues, econ­omy and sus­tain­able devel­op­ment. The main meet­ing, at which ur­gent devel­op­ment prob­lems on our con­ti­nent and ways of their so­lu­tion were dis­cussed, was held un­der the motto Peace and Devel­op­ment in Asia.

The agenda in­cluded is­sues re­lated to the co­or­di­na­tion of the ef­forts of na­tional par­lia­ments in re­solv­ing the burn­ing is­sues of our time, in­clud­ing by in­creas­ing their role in en­sur­ing peace, as re­flected in the Istanbul Dec­la­ra­tion adopted at the end of the event.

The doc­u­ment pro­vides for strength­en­ing co­op­er­a­tion in pri­or­ity ar­eas, in­clud­ing the devel­op­ment of the en­ergy mar­ket, en­vi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion, im­prov­ing ed­u­ca­tion, en­sur­ing wa­ter san­i­ta­tion and oth­ers.

Ac­cord­ing to the de­ci­sion of the Gen­eral As­sem­bly of the Asian Par­lia­men­tary As­sem­bly and ac­cord­ing to the regulations, the chair­man­ship in APA in 2017-2019 passed from Cam­bo­dia to Turkey.

At the gen­eral ses­sion, the Chair­man of the Se­nate of the Oliy Ma­jlis of our coun­try N. Yul­da­shev met with the Chair­man of the Great Na­tional As­sem­bly of Turkey I. Kahra­man. The head of the Uzbek del­e­ga­tion con­grat­u­lated the Speaker of the Turk­ish Par­lia­ment on his re-elec­tion on Novem­ber 20 this year, as well as the re­cep­tion of the re­lay race of the chair­man­ship in APA.

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