The chairman of the permanent parliamentary commission on regional issues of Milli Majlis, Arif Rahimzade, was elected the head of the permanent commission on social policy and human rights of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly (IA), Aydin Jafarov, an Azerbaijani representative to the CIS IA, told Trend.
A meeting of the MA CIS was held in St-Petersburg on Thursday.
The participants in the gathering discussed a project in the establishment of the International Institute on monitoring of democratic development at the CIS Secretariat, consolidation of interparliamentary relationships, the legislative provision for social security of people suffered as a result of Chernobyl incident and state program on diabetics.
Next meeting of the Interparliamentary Assembly of CIS will be held in Kishinev in March. The IA is comprised of 10 commissions, which are headed by representatives of CIS IA member-countries.