A breakthrough in Pakistani parliamentary diplomacy has come when Senator Raza Rubbani was elected to the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s executive committee against Indian candidate Shashi Tharoor.
Sherry Rehman is elected as a member of the Committee for Sustainable Development and Javed Abbasi as Member of the Drafting Committee. Excellent Victory in Parliamentary Diplomacy for Pakistan. Meeting of the 131st General Assembly of the 188th Parliamentary Union of the World Begins in the Serbian capital of Belgrade.
Despite the best efforts of the Indian delegation, there was a decisive victory for the Pakistani candidate. Pakistan’s parliamentary delegation is led by Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser. Speaker Asad Qaiser is also the current chairman of the Asia-Pacific group of the international parliamentary organization IPU.
Pakistan’s parliament nominated Senator Raza Rubbani for this important post, Asia-Pacific group meeting on Sunday chaired by Speaker Asad Qaiser. In the meantime, the Indian delegation was trying hard to postpone the election so that they could have a chance to run the election campaign.