KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem participated through a video conference on Tuesday in the fifth preparatory committee for the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament, set to be held next August in Vienna. Ghanem’s participation in the meeting comes as a representative of the Arab countries in the Inter-Parliamentary Union, where he previously participated in the past three meetings in Geneva and the last online meeting two weeks ago.
During the meeting, Ghanem discussed several points related to the position of the Arab region group of a variety of issues including climate change, refugee and demographic changes in the world countries, in addition to discussing the developments of the novel coronavirus. Parliamentarians from more than 14 countries representing the geopolitical groups in the world participated in the meeting, in addition to the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Gabriela Cuevas Baron and the Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Martin Chung Gong. — KUNA