Visit of Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, the PABSEC Secretary General and of Mr. Fuat Küçükaydın, the PABSEC Deputy Secretary General to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Ankara, 29 July 2016
Mr. Asaf HAJIYEV, the PABSEC Secretary General and Mr. Fuat KÜÇÜKAYDIN, the PABSEC Deputy Secretary General, paid a visit to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) in Ankara on 29 July 2016. Within the framework of this visit, the PABSEC officials met H.E. Mr. İsmail KAHRAMAN, the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Mr. Ramazan CAN, theHead of the PABSEC Turkish Delegation and Mr. İrfan NEZİROĞLU, theSecretary General of the GNAT.
During his visit to Mr. İsmail Kahraman, the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, the PABSEC Secretary General wished him soon recovery and expressed that the PABSEC stands by the GNAT and the Turkish democracy andexpressed his assurance that Turkey will always be governed by democracy. Mr. Hajiyev specially underlined that the great role on thwarting the coup attempt was played by H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN, the President of the Rebublic of Turkey.
Mr. Kahraman, the Speaker of the GNAT, expressed his pleasure for this visit and provided detailed information about the efforts on thwarting the coup attempt on 15 July 2016.
During his visit to Mr. Can, Mr. Hajiyev wished him soon recovery for the coup attempt in Turkey on 15 July 2016. Mr. Can provided information on the bombings to the GNAT which took place during this coup attempt and showed them the damages on the GNAT. Mr. Can also informed Mr. Hajiyev about the extraordinary meeting of the GNAT which took place during the night of the coup attempt. The Head of the Turkish Delegation expressed his gratitude to Mr. Hajiyev for his assistance on the delivery of the Joint Declaration of the GNAT and his personal letter to the PABSEC National Delegations. On this occasion, the sides also discussed the issues concerning the PABSEC future activities.
During the meeting with Mr. Neziroğlu, the sides elaborated the issues regarding the situation of the PABSEC International Secretariat premises and concerning the meeting of the Secretaries General of the Parliaments of the PABSEC Member Countries which is to be prepared in the coming future.