On the sidelines of the parliamentary hearing session at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and for the second day in a row,
The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, met with the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations, Abdullah Shahid, for the 76th session. At the beginning of the meeting, His Sovereignty congratulated the President of the Assembly on assuming his duties, wishing him success in performing the tasks entrusted to him, while topics and issues of common interest were discussed, foremost of which is Iraq’s participation in this international forum And his presence with the heads of parliaments and discussed ways to enhance cooperation and joint coordination among the member states of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
The Deputy Speaker explained, the latest regional developments were reviewed, especially the international efforts to confront security and health challenges, overcome crises, the overall political situation on the Iraqi arena and the continuation of the parliament’s work in the next stage, In addition to discussing the Paris Agreement on climate change and monitoring international commitments and agreements in this file, ways to enhance the status of women at the level of parliaments and governments and empower them to exercise their role in society and the political process were also discussed.
For his part, the President of the Assembly expressed his interest and happiness with the participation of the Presidium of the Council of Representatives in the parliamentary hearing, stressing the keenness of the United Nations and its organizations to support Iraq and its dealing with crises and challenges to achieve sustainable development and ensure its stability in the region.
New York – USA
United Nations Headquarters
media of Deputy Speaker office
Friday 18 February 2022