The 11th plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking Countries (TurkPA) was held in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan, reported by the Kabar agency.
Deputy Chairman of the upper house of Parliament Kasymguly Babayev represented Turkmenistan, participated as an honorary guest. The plenary session was also attended by Toraga Zhogorku Kenesh Talent Mamytov, Chairman of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Yerlan Koshanov, Chairman of the Milli Majlis of Azerbaijan Sagiba Gafarova, Chairman of the Grand National Assembly of Türkye Mustafa Shentop, as an observer – Vice Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary Sandor Lezhak, as an honorary guest – Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majilis of Uzbekistan Tanzila Narbayeva.
During the plenary session, the parties heard reports and considered recommendations of the Commission on Legal Affairs and International Relations, the Commission on Social, Cultural and Humanitarian Issues, the Commission on Economic Cooperation and the Commission on Environment, Natural Resources and Health.
The meeting adopted the final Cholpon-Ata Declaration.
The signing ceremony of the document on the renaming of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-speaking Countries into the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic States took place.
The participants of the 11th plenary session of the TurkPA made statements to the press. The Toraga of the Jogorku Kenesh stressed that the main goal of the TurkPA is mutual rapprochement and close cooperation of the Turkic peoples.
“I am sure that the parliaments of the member states of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic States will make a significant contribution to strengthening the unity of the Turkic peoples,” T.Mamytov said.
The next plenary meeting of the Organization will be held in Istanbul in 2023. ///nCa, 26 June 2022