New PACE Head plans to Visit Azerbaijan
France, Strasburg, 16 April / corr. Trend E.Huseynov/ Luis Maria de Puig, the new President of Parliament Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE), plans to pay an official visit to Azerbaijan from 16 to 21 June, the PACE chancellory reported to Trend on 16 April. Details of the visit have not been divulged, however he is expected to take part in the ceremonies marking 90th anniversary of Azerbaijani parliament.
Luis Maria de Puig is the chairman of Socialist Party of Spain. He replaced Rene van der Linden from Holland on 21 January 2008, as the President of PACE.
De Puig was the Vice-President of PACE in 1993-1996. He was the member of Spanish parliament for 25 years from 1979 to 2004.