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IPC Secretary General signs MOU at 12th Plenary Session of TURKPA in Ankara, Turkey

IPC Secretary General signs MOU at 12th Plenary Session of TURKPA in Ankara, Turkey

The Secretary General of the International Parliamentarians Congress (IPC), Senator Sitara Ayaz, attended the 12th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic States (TURKPA) in Ankara, Turkey. During her visit, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was also signed between the Secretary Generals of IPC and TURKPA. The 12th Plenary Session of TURKPA was a significant gathering of parliamentary delegations from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkey. The session aimed to enhance cooperation and promote inter-parliamentary dialogue between the member countries. IPC’s presence at the meeting was a testament to the IPC’s commitment to strengthening ties with regional organizations and promoting peace, stability, and prosperity in the region. In addition to attending the plenary session, Senator Sitara Ayaz had a productive meeting with TURKPA Secretary General Mr. Mehmat Surreye. The two leaders discussed several areas of cooperation between the IPC and TURKPA, including trade, investment, cultural exchange, and parliamentary diplomacy, followed by the signing of MOU between organizations. The signing of the MOU was a significant step towards deepening the relationship between the two organizations. Speaking on the occasion, SG IPC Senator Sitara Ayaz shared that she is delighted to have attended the 12th Plenary Session of TURKPA and to have signed the MOU. This MOU will enable us to work together more closely to address common challenges and promote regional cooperation. IPC looks forward to working with TURKPA in the future to build a more peaceful, prosperous, and interconnected region. The Secretary General of TURKPA, Mr. Mehmat Surreye, also expressed his satisfaction at the signing of the MOU, marking it a significant step toward collaborating closely with the IPC on issues of mutual interest. IPC is confident that this partnership will lead to tangible results that benefit the parliamentarians globally and contribute to regional development.

The President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Mr. Duarte Pacheco visited the International Parliamentarians Congress (IPC) Secretariat in Islamabad and also became its member

IPU President Mr. Duarte Pacheco visited IPC Secretariat in Islamabad on 13th September 2022, during his three-day visit to Pakistan. He was accompanied by Senator Faisal Saleem Rehman. Advisor to President IPC Mr. NoumanKhan and Secretary General IPC Senator Sitara Ayaz warmly welcomed him at IPC Secretariat. The meeting initiated with a comprehensive briefing about IPC to Mr. President, explaining the role of IPC and its journey of three years. Mr. Duarte appreciated the work of IPC in strengthening the role of individual parliamentarians towards development and promoting harmony. He shared his interest to work together for the mutual goal of spreading peace and democracy around the world and thus became a member of IPC by signing a membership form. The meeting was concluded by presenting the souvenirs to Mr. Duarte as a token of thanks for visiting IPC and becoming its member. IPC welcomes President IPU Mr. Duarte Pacheco as its honorable member and looks forward to strengthening cordial relations and working together on mutual goals

Meeting with the Senior Representatives Of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at International Parliamentarians’ Congress (IPC) Secretariat

The Senior Representative JICA, Tsuruoka Noriyuki, and Chief Program Manager JICA Dr. Haroon paid a comprehensive visit to the International Parliamentarians’ Congress (IPC) Secretariat in Islamabad, in order to address a variety of bilateral interests with the officials of the IPC. The representatives from JICA met with the Secretary-General of the IPC, Senator Sitara Ayaz, and highly praised the role of IPC, in a number of areas such as human development, collective cooperation, peaceful coexistence, etc. The meeting was organized to discussed several aspects of working development between IPC and JICA. The multiple possibilities were discussed during the meeting including Human development, human security, stable and collective development, and multilateral cooperation that will be further discussed in the follow-up meeting. As a result, both organizations agreed to find opportunities in future.