MINSK, 22 November (BelTA) - Vice Chairman of the House of Representatives Valery Mitskevich continues his visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia. On the sidelines of the 43rd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, the vice speaker held a number of meetings with MPs from the ASEAN region, BelTA learned from the press service of the House of Representatives.
On 22 November, Valery Mitskevich met with Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Singapore Tan Chuan-Jin. Valery Mitskevich noted that over the 30 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, bilateral cooperation has been developing steadily. The parties spoke in favor of further interaction at the parliamentary level in order to search for new avenues of cooperation and joint initiatives. As a first stage of further cooperation, the parties agreed to hold a videoconference at the level of inter-parliamentary cooperation groups.
On the same day, Valery Mitskevich met with Putu Supadma Rudana, Vice Chairperson of the Committee for Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation at the People's Representative Council of Indonesia. The parties welcomed regular political and inter-parliamentary contacts, stressing that parliamentary diplomacy can contribute a lot towards strengthening ties between Belarus and Indonesia. The importance of constructive interaction in the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly and the Inter-Parliamentary Union was also emphasized.