Speaker reaches Serbia to join IPU assembly
DHAKA, Oct 12, 2019 (BSS) – Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury today reached Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, to attend the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) assembly.
After landing on Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Bangladesh Ambassador to Italy Abdus Sobhan Sikder received the speaker at the airport, a press release said.
The 141st IPU assembly will be held October from 13 to 17 in Belgrade where the speaker will lead the Bangladesh parliamentary delegation in the assembly, it added.
Other members of the delegation are JS Deputy Speaker Md Fazle Rabbi Mia, Chief Whip Noor-e-Alam Chowdhury Liton, Whip Abu Sayeed Al Mahmud Swapan, Parliamentary Standing Committee Chairman on Commerce Tofail Ahmed, Parliamentary Standing Committee Chairman on Industries Amir Hossain Amu, lawmakers Md Habibe Millat, Fahmi Gulandaz Babel, Abdus Salam Murshedi, Pir Fazlur Rahman, Subarna Mustafa and Shabnam Jahan and Parliament Secretariat Senior Secretary Dr Zafar Ahmed Khan.
Speaker Shirin will return home on October 17.