Iran proposes establishment of Islamic Parliament Service: Islamic Parliament
Iran proposed the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) Inter-Parliamentary Union to prepare the ground for establishment of an Islamic Parliament, ISNA reported.
Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani who heads Iranian delegation in Kampala, Uganda, where the annual OIC Inter-Parliamentary Union summit is held, said at the inauguration of the gathering, "Islamic countries Inter-Parliamentary Union must prepare the stage for establishment of Islamic parliament through farsightedness."
More than fifty years ago the European countries laid the ground for peaceful relations by establishment of union and European parliament and could step towards development of Europe, he noted.
Energy reserves, rich Islamic culture, human resources and geopolitical situation of a number of Islamic countries make great opportunities to boost the OIC Inter-Parliamentary union, he said and added, the West problems also paves the way for influential presence of Islamic countries in international scene.
Therefore, the OIC Inter-Parliamentary union is not the ultimate convergence of Islamic countries, it is only a first step so that they can prepare the stage for establishment of Islamic Parliament, he asserted.