A parliamentary delegation from Azerbaijan headed by Speaker Ogtay Asadov and a group from Turkey, headed by the chairman of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Cemil Cicek arrived in Bishkek to participate in the third plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking states (TurkPA), Kyrgyz Parliament said.
The delegation of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament headed by chairman of the Lower House Nurlan Nigmatulin arrived in Bishkek earlier, KyrTAG reported.
As it was previously reported, today, on Thursday, the third plenary session of the TurkPA will be held in Bishkek. It will be attended by delegations from parliaments of member countries of the TurkPA - Azerbaijan, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Turkey.
At the upcoming meeting, the Republic of Kazakhstan will transfer the presidency of the assembly to the Kyrgyz Republic. The Bishkek Declaration will be the final document of the plenary session. Following the meeting the parliamentary heads will hold a press conference.
The upcoming meeting of the TurkPA, which consists of four standing committees, will consider the issues of deepening inter-parliamentary dialogue, reports on the work done will be heard and draft proposals and recommendations on the development of cooperation within TurkPA will be announced.
It is expected to discuss activities of the TurkPA commissions on international cooperation on social, cultural and humanitarian issues in economics, trade and finance.