Islamabad: Pakistan biggest-ever conference in parliamentary history, the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA), will start on Sunday.
The APA is an Asiawide organization bringing together parliaments from all the Asian countries. About 30 countries, representing parliaments and parliamentarians from all over Asia, will participate in the conference, which will include nearly 225 delegates.
The APA, which last met in Damascus in 2010, this time has a very relevant conference, theme, namely, “Asian Century: Cooperation in Economy, Energy and Environment”,.
Islamabad Declaration will be issued at the end of the conference with the objective to promote the theme of the Asian Century.
Chairman of the Senate, Syed Nayeer Hussain Bokhari would be elected unanimously as the new president of the APA.
The conference will be open to media and a special centre will be established to facilitate the coverage of the important conference.
The Senate of Pakistan has also arranged live streaming of the conference through its especially dedicated website: www.asianparliament.org.pk.
The conference would not only enhance the image of Pakistan since it is playing a pivotal role in the most strategic region of Asia, but also discuss the pressing issues such as economy, energy and the environment.