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30 January 2020, 15:13

German parliament delegation to visit Belarus on 3-6 February

MINSK, 30 January (BelTA) – Belarusian MPs will continue active interaction at the level of working groups on cooperation with foreign countries. A delegation of the German parliament will visit Belarus on 3-6 February. It will be headed by the leadership of the German-Belarusian friendship group, BelTA learned from Chairman of the International Affairs Commission of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Andrei Savinykh.

Apart from that, Belarusian MPs look forward to welcoming heads of the chambers of representatives of the Egyptian parliament and the Serbian one. Heads of the foreign affairs commissions of the Italian parliament and the Romanian one are also expected to visit Belarus.

Close attention will be paid to preparations for the participation of leaders of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus in the 5th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament, which is due to take place in Vienna, Austria on 19-21 August under the aegis of the Inter-Parliamentary Union. Such conferences are held every five years, Andrei Savinykh noted.

Andrei Savinykh
Andrei Savinykh

The plan on international interparliamentary cooperation in 2020 was approved by the Council of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus on 30 January.

According to the source, official visits of the heads of the parliaments of Latvia, Moldova, Pakistan, and Switzerland to Belarus look possible taking into account the plan and the invitations that have been sent out.

The 13th session of the interparliamentary commission on cooperation of the Belarusian parliament and the Armenian one is expected to take place in Belarus in spring.

“There are a number of international organizations we intend to establish and advance constructive relations with. Those are PACE, the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, and the Nordic Council,” Andrei Savinykh concluded.

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