Visit of Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General, to Mr. Andrian Candu, President of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, Chisinau, 6 November 2017
Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General, paid a visit to Mr. Andrian Candu, President of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, in Chisinau, on 6 November 2017.
On this occasion, the PABSEC Secretary General informed about the activities during the Ukrainian PABSEC Presidency, about the forthcoming 50th PABSEC General Assembly that will be held in Kiev, during 28-30 November 2017, and also about the Declaration of the PABSEC on the 25thAnniversary of the Assembly. Mr. Hajiyev presented the Draft Plan of events dedicated to the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the PABSEC and underlined that the PABSEC Moldovan Delegation has brought a substantial contribution to the activity of the Assembly.
During the meeting, Mr. Hajiyev also presented the future PABSEC activities and events to be held during 2018 (the Extraordinary Meeting of the PABSEC Standing Committee on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of the PABSEC, the Meeting of the Presidents of Parliaments of the PABSEC Member States, the Business Forum between the business community of the BSEC Member Countries and the Republic of Belarus as well as the Silk Road Conference which will be held in Minsk in 2018).
The PABSEC Secretary General also informed about the ongoing activities with other international organizations (the recently signed Memorandum of Understanding between the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) and the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference (BSPC) and about the PABSEC with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Associate Member, which was granted by the IPU Governing Council during the 137th IPU Assembly in Sankt Petersburg.
The sides exchanged the views on expediting the process of enhancing the PABSEC status.
During the meeting, Mr. Andrian Candu highly appreciated the work of the PABSEC International Secretariat.
Mrs. Violeta Ivanov, Head of the PABSEC Moldovan Delegation, also participated in the meeting.