x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 20 January 2018

FNC delegation travels to Canada for IPU assembly

The 127th Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting begins tomorrow.

ABU DHABI // A delegation from the Federal National Council arrived in Quebec, Canada, yesterday.

The group, headed by First Deputy Speaker Dr Amal Al Qubaisi, will attend the 127th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly, which begins today.

This year’s gathering will focus on the theme of cultural diversity and includes a special debate on citizenship, identity, linguistic and cultural diversity in a globalised world.

The IPU was established in 1889 as a forum for parliamentarians to share ideas, foster relationships and promote peace.