Saturday, 25 November 2017, 07:58:30 — Baku (UTC+4)
Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries
An international conference on the parliamentary democracy in the development process of interstate relations

The conference was attended by TurkPA Secretary-General Ramil Hasanov, head of the Milli Majlis Administration Safa Mirzayev, TBMM Administration`s Secretary-General Sadettin Kalkan, deputy head of the Kazakh senate administration Berik Arin.

Prior to the conference, the participants met rector of BSU Abel Maharramov. They also became familiar with the Heydar Aliyev Museum in the University.

The conference was opened by rector of BSU Abel Maharramov.

The rector said the late 20th and early 21st centuries mark the increasing of contacts among leaders of Turkic speaking countries, establishment of TURKSOY and TURKPA and expansion of bilateral and multilateral ties.

He underlined the importance of the fact that Turkic states share the same stance within international organizations and support Azerbaijan`s territorial integrity.

Maharramov also touched upon the education cooperation among Turkic speaking countries. He particularly stressed the cooperation between BSU and leading higher education institutions of Turkey and Kazakhstan.

TURKPA Secretary General Ramil Hasanov briefed the participants on the activity of his organization.

Head of the Milli Majlis Administration Safa Mirzayev highlighted the workings of the Parliament and its role in strengthening the international relations.

He said Milli Majlis was a member of 8 interparliamentary organizations and has close cooperation with 2 international parliamentary structures.

He vowed the Azerbaijani parliament would always support the activity of TURKPA.

TBMM Administration`s Secretary General Sadettin Kalkan highlighted the role of the Parliament in the international relations.

Kalkan said the cooperation within TURKPA would contribute to strengthening political, economic and cultural ties among member states.

Deputy head of the Kazakh senate administration Berik Arin underlined the importance of the activity of TURKPA in development of relationship among member states.

Kazakh ambassador to Azerbaijan Serik Primbetov underscored the role of TURKPA in development of political dialogue among member countries.

The conference participants also answered questions of the University`s students.