Iranian Parliament Speaker Due in Pakistan on Thursday
- December, 02, 2014 - 18:40
- Politics news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is slated to pay a visit to the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Thursday and hold talks with the country’s high-ranking officials on a range of issues, including ways to promote bilateral ties.
Larijani plans to pay a two-day visit to Islamabad at the invitation of the speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq.
During his meetings with Sadiq and other Pakistani officials, Larijani is scheduled to exchange views on issues of mutual interest, including Iran-Pakistan bilateral relations and the latest developments in the region and the world.
In the meantime, the 7th Plenary Session of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) has started work from Monday and will last until Wednesday in Pakistan’s Lahore with the Iranian vice-speaker in attendance.
The APA was established in 2006 at the Seventh Session of the Association of Asian Parliamentary for Peace (AAPP).
In other words, the APA is continuation of an organization which was established in 1999. In 2007, the APA was comprised of 41 Member Parliaments and 17 observers.