Meira Kumar to lead Parliamentary delegation to Panama City
New Delhi | Wednesday, Apr 13 2011 IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will lead a Parliamentary delegation to attend the six-day-long 124th Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union, commencing in Panama City (Panama) from April 15. According to a Lok Sabha Secretariat statement issued here today, the delegation will consist of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman K Rahman Khan and MPs C P Thakur, J D Seelam, Pyarimohan Mohapatra, Meena Singh, Anurag Singh Thakur, Vijay Bahadur Singh, Shruti Choudhry among others.
The Assembly will hold General Debate on the political, economic and social situation in the world with reference to the overall theme of Parliamentary accountability: living up to people's expectations. Panel discussion on 'Narrowing the Gaps: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals with Equity for Children' will also be held during the Assembly.
The delegates will also attend the meetings of Women Parliamentarians, Asia Pacific Geo Political Group of IPU, Governing Council of Inter-Parliamentary Union and the Association of Secretaries-General of Parliament (ASGP).
On the side lines of the above Assembly, a discussion on the 'Challenges Facing the International Community today and Interaction between Parliaments and the United Nations' will be held on April 16.
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