An opening ceremony of capacity building course on Parliamentary Diplomacy and International Relations for Hluttaw representatives and Hluttaw Office Personnel was held at Learning Center, Zabuthiri Hluttaw Building, Nay Pyi Taw yesterday afternoon.
At the ceremony, Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker and Joint Coordination Committee on Hluttaw Development (JCC) Chairman U Tun Tun Hein said the course is conducted to develop the capacity and expertise of Hluttaw representatives and Hluttaw Office personnel in attending regional and international meetings on parliaments and in dealing with local and international organisations and non-government organisations (NGOs). The aim is for Hluttaw representatives to understand the country’s stands, policies and diplomatic protocols and have qualified Hluttaw Office personnel who can support their works.
At the course Hluttaw representatives and experts from committees and commissions who had experience in international meetings, experts from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and international relation experts from partner organisations will give lectures on sector wise subjects covering international relations history, basic of bilateral relation, relationship between domestic politics and international politics, particulars of international organisations like AIPA and IPU, facts about ASEAN, international conventions and covenant. The course is attended by 66 trainees who are Hluttaw representatives and Hluttaw Office personnel.
(Translated by Zaw Min)