Iraq Elected As Chairman Of Planning And Budgeting Committee Of Asian Parliaments Next Year

Baghdad, The Executive Council of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly voted on the presidency of Iraq for the next meeting of the Planning and Budget Committee to be held in Baghdad in early 2019.

A statement by the council said "The Iraqi delegation headed by a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, MP Ala Talabani, participated in the meetings of the Executive Council of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly held on Thursday, 29/11/2018 in Istanbul, Turkey, as part of the 11th session of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly."

The statement added that: "During the meeting, the reports of the Standing Committees were discussed and the agenda was adopted, where the necessary decisions and recommendations were taken."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency