REPORT OF THE 6th MEETING OF THE STANDING SPECIALIZED COMMITTEE ON POLITICAL AFFAIRS AND FOREIGN RELATIONS ADOPTED BY THE 13th SESSION OF THE PUIC CONFERENCE

TEHRAN – ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN
26 Rabi ul Thani, 1439
14 JANUARY, 2018.

1.    The 6th Meeting of the Standing Specialized Committee on Political Affairs and Foreign Relations was held in Tehran – Islamic Republic of Iran, on 14 January 2018, under the chairmanship of the Committee’s Rapporteur, H.E. Mr. Kazem Jalali, Member of the Islamic Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

2.    The Meeting was attended by Their Excellencies:

ARAB GROUP
1.        Hashemite Kingdom of JORDAN, H.E. Mr. Hussein Al-Qaisi
2.        State of KUWAIT, H.E. Dr. Awdah Al-Ruwaii
3.        Republic of SUDAN, H.E. Dr. Al Tatih Izzeddin

ASIAN GROUP
4.        Republic of AZERBAIJAN, H.E. Mrs.GovharBakhshaliyeva
5.        Islamic Republic of IRAN, H.E. Dr. Mr. Kazem Jalali
6.        Islamic Republic of PAKISTAN, H.E. Syed Ali Raza Abidi,
7.        Republic of TURKEY, H.E. Mr. Orhan Atalay

AFRICAN GROUP
8.        BURKINA FASO, S.E. Salifou Tiemtore
9.        Republic of CAMEROON    
10.        Republic of NIGER, S.E. M. Yacine Ben Mohamed,
The representatives of the Arab Republic of Egypt from the Arab Group and the representative of Uganda from the African Group were absent.           

The meeting was also attended by members of other delegations which are not members of the Standing Specialized Committee on Political Affairs and Foreign Relations, namely the representatives of the assemblies and parliaments of the Syrian Arab Republic, the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria and the Republic of the Gambia.

3.    H.E. Ambassador Ali Asghar Mohammadi Sijani, PUIC Assistant Secretary General, represented the General Secretariat at the meeting. He welcomed the members of the Committee on behalf of the Secretary General.

4.    The Meeting reviewed the agenda and discussed its 24 items on Political Affairs and Foreign Relations. The discussion included interventions by the Members, which finally resulted in the adoption of the following 35 draft resolutions which are submitted to the august PUIC Conference.