Monday, 25 October 2021, 21:30:33 — Baku (UTC+4)
Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries

Meeting of Council of Assembly was held in Turkistan

The X meeting of the Council of Assembly hosted by the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held on 28 September 2021, in the Spiritual Capital of the Turkic World – Turkistan.

Members of the Council – Chairperson of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mrs. Sahiba Gafarova, Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic Mr. Talant Mamytov, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mr. Mustafa Şentop, as well as Secretary General Mr. Altynbek Mamaiusupov took part at the meeting.

A handover ceremony of TURKPA Chairmanship from the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held during the meeting. Heads of Parliament made opening speeches. New TURKPA Chairman-in-Office Mr. Nurlan Nigmatulin expressed gratitude to Azerbaijani counterpart for commendable work in the past period during the Azerbaijani Chairmanship of TURKPA.

Council discussed the agenda items and approved the candidacies of Secretary General and Deputies Secretary General to be elected at the Plenary Session. Secretaries of the Permanent Commissions were also elected during the meeting.