Consultation Meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States

Consultation Meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States

PUIC Member Parliaments, participating in the 140th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), held its regular Consultative Meeting, chaired by H.E. Mr. Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud, Speaker of the Shoura Council of Qatar, on Saturday 06 April 2019, in Doha- the State of Qatar.

The meeting, was attended by Their Excellencies Speakers of Bangladesh, Jordan, and Lebanon as well as more than 200 MPs from the three geographical groups of PUIC. Deliberations focused on ways to develop the work of the Union as well as the Emergency item which would be included in IPU Agenda which H.E. the PUIC Secretary General presented a brief report on the proposed emergency items.

About the emergency items, the delegations of the Republic of Indonesia, State of Kuwait, the Kingdom of Morocco, and the Republic of Turkey submitted proposals on issues of concern. A committee composed of the said delegations was composed in order to integrate their proposals and submit the result as an emergency item. 

The unity and consensus of the participants in this meeting was remarkable and resulted in selecting a unified emergency item titled: 
“Ensuring International Protection of Palestinian People, Rejecting the Israeli Authority over the Occupied Golan Heights, Promoting the Values of Peaceful Coexistence Among People and Religions and Combating All Forms of Racism and Intolerance”.

7th April 2019