Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat attends the last day of the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly through videoconferencing from Nay Pyi Taw.Photo: MNA
Myanmar parliamentary delegates, led by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat, joined the second plenary session and closing ceremony of the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41), which took place in Ha Noi of Viet Nam, via videoconferencing yesterday morning. At the second plenary session commenced at 8:30 am, the reports of relevant committees were passed and the AIPA-41 joint communique was approved with the e-signatures of AIPA legislative leaders.
At the closing ceremony of AIPA-41, the supreme legislature of Norway and the Parliament of Morocco were conferred a formal status of Observers of AIPA. The President of the Lao National Assembly and the Vice-Chairwoman of the Viet Nam National Assembly were presented with awards for their excellent contributions to the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly. The rotating Chairman of AIPA and the National Assembly of Viet Nam made an closing remark of the ceremony. The chairmanship of AIPA-42 was handed over to the Legislative Council of Brunei Darussalam, and its speaker delivered an address for the acceptance through video clip.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)