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Luanda: The Shura Council has taken part in the inaugural ceremony of the 147th General Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), hosted by the Angolan capital, Luanda.
Council Member, Chairman of the Inter-Parliamentary Union's Permanent Committee on Peace and International Security, Mohamed bin Mahdi Al Ahbabi, represented the Shura Council in the inaugural ceremony.
During the ceremony, Angolan President, Joao Lourenco, delivered a remark in which he touched on the developments of the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, stressing the importance of securing the access of assistance to Gaza Strip to alleviate the plight of Palestinians.
For her, part, President of the National Assembly in Angola, Carolina Cerqueira, underscored the significance of IPU's meetings hosted by Angola. She expressed her aspiration that the General Assembly and the accompanying meetings would contribute to coming out with results that reinforce parliamentary cooperation among IPU's members.
Additionally, the Shura Council participated in the keynote session of the 147th General Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) which discussed the topic of the current session that revolves around the parliamentary action for peace, justice, and strong institutions as the Goal 16 of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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