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24 January 2023, 11:39

Belarusian MPs to discuss bill on political parties on 25 January

Valentin Semenyako. An archive photo
Valentin Semenyako. An archive photo

MINSK, 24 January (BelTA) – Belarusian MPs will discuss the bill on political parties and public associations in two readings on 25 January, Chairman of the Standing Commission on State Construction, Local Self-Government and Rules of Procedure of the House of Representatives Valentin Semenyako said, BelTA has learned.

According to him, the House of Representatives is working to flesh out the agenda of the ninth session. “Today standing commissions have suggested including eight issues in the agenda. Thus, the bill on compulsory treatment and medical and social re-adaptation and the bill on environmental protection will be submitted for discussion at the first reading. The bill “On amending the laws on the activities of political parties and other public associations” will be considered at the first and second readings,” said Valentin Semenyako.

Four bills deal with international cooperation matters. “Interaction with the Republic of Tajikistan, as well as between the CSTO member countries, is expanding,” the MPs noted. “In addition, the House of Representatives has prepared a draft resolution to adjust the rules of procedure of the House of Representatives and the provision on the Secretariat of the House of Representatives. Amendments to these documents were necessitated by the clarification of the competences of the House of Representatives within the framework of the constitutional reform, as well as by amendments to the law “On public service”.

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