Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has emphasized the need for working together for achieving the desired goal of regional peace, development and prosperity.
He was addressing the inaugural session of the meeting of special committee on creation of Asian Parliament in Islamabad on Tuesday.
He said APA member states should intervene for peaceful solution of all outstanding disputes in accordance with UN resolution and as per aspirations of the people.
The Speaker said we must work together for confronting shared challenges of terrorism, extremism, poverty and climate change.
Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said Pakistan is committed to peace and prosperity in the region and the entire world.
He said Pakistan is a strong advocate of regional integration and connectivity. He said that recently launched CPEC will not only benefit China and Pakistan but will have positive mpact on Iran, Afghanistan, Inda, Central Asia and the entire region.
Addressing the meeting, Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani expressed the confidence that the special committee on creation of Asian Parliament would make a positive beginning towards the cherished objective.
He urged Asian nations to work together to address and realize common challenges and aspirations. He said we should learn to bury the hatchet and move forward for the collective good.
He said Asian nations are suffering from issues like poverty, terrorism, under-nourishment and exploitation of their natural resources. He said our parliaments would fail themselves if they fail to rise to the occasion.
Speaker of National Assembly of Bhutan Lyonpo Jigme Zengpo said that Asian Courtiers need unity and prosperity.
He said Pakistan is playing a commendable role in providing such platform where we can make a road map for a bright future.
He said Asian countries should work together and promote working relationship for a fruitful prosperity and sustainable development in the region.
Speaker of the People’s Assembly of Syrian Parliament Dr. Hadiyeh Abbas said that the world including Syria is facing the wave and menace of terrorism since a long.
She said that the world power come forward make an effective to root out the extremism. Terrorism and ensure the development.
She said development and prosperity could only be ensured by unity and real cooperation through parliaments.
Presenting the message of President of APA, head of the Cambodian delegation Chhit Kimyest said establishment of peace and stability is the major challenge of Asian Countries.
Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Secretary General of Asian Parliament Assembly Dr Ali Khurram said the meeting will help to strengthen parliamentary relations among the regional countries.
Radio. NA speaker urges APA member states for achieving desired goal of peace & prosperity. Radio Pakistan, March 14, 2017.