Monday, 17 December 2018, 09:53:17 — Baku (UTC+4)
Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries

TURKPA Chairmanship was handed over to the Jogorku Kenesh of Kyrgyz Republic

On 8 December, the meeting of the Council of Assembly of TURKPA was held in Bishkek.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Dastanbek Dzhumabekov, Chairman of Joqorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic, Mr. Ogtay Asadov, Chairman of Milli Mejlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ismail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Ms. Gulmira Isimbayeva, Vice-Chair of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as Mr. Jandos Asanov, TURKPA Secretary General.

Council started its work with handover ceremony of Chairmanship in TURKPA from Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan to the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Mr. Dastanbek Dzhumabekov, Chairman of Joqorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic, expressed his gratitude to his Kazakh colleague for fruitful work during the TURKPA Chairmanship of Kazakhstan. "Kyrgyz side will make every effort to develop interparliamentary cooperation and inter-parliamentary dialogue," Mr. Dzhumabekov assured his colleagues. He emphasized the need to strengthen brotherly relations among Turkic-speaking countries and expressed the hope that interaction among the TURKPA member countries will reach a qualitatively new level during the TURKPA Chairmanship of Kyrgyzstan.

In turn, the participants wished the Kyrgyz side successful work.