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IPU calls to support just, humanitarian issues
KUWAIT CITY, March 24: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim met with President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Duarte Pacheco on the sidelines of the 144th Assembly of the IPU in Indonesia. They discussed a number of issues, including the proposed amendment of the basic regulations of the IPU in order to make the union’s decisions binding and to allow non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to join the IPU.
They also talked about the latest regional and international developments. Both parties stressed the importance of intensifying efforts to support fair and humanitarian issues, while urging different parties to mediate to end the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.
Al-Ghanim also met with IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong, during which they emphasized the need to strengthen international parliamentarian coordination, and exchange viewpoints on laying down a plan for the achievement of goals. Kuwaiti Ambassador to Indonesia Abdulwahab Al- Saqr and Kuwait National Assembly Secretary General Adel Al-Lugani attended both meetings.