A delegation headed by Oktay Asadov, Speaker of the Milli Majlis [Azerbaijani parliament] left for St.-Petersburg on 26 April to participate in a meeting of the CIS Council of Interparliamentary Assembly, a parliament source told Trend.
The gathering dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the State Duma [Russian parliament] will bring together members of the State Duma [Russian parliament] and representatives of the PA CIS.
After the opening of an exhibition and a memorial board in the honor of the 100th anniversary of the State Duma, a solemn sitting of the Russian parliament will be held on 27 April. The Azerbaijani speaker will address to the gathering. He is also scheduled to address to the Parliamentary Assembly of CIS.
On 28 April the delegation will participate in a conference tiled '100th anniversary of State Duma and notion of parliament in Europe: history and the present'.