Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is going to get its second female chairperson as three women are running for the chairperson post of its executive committee.
The contesting candidates are - Emilia Monjowa Liranka from Cameroon, Shirly M Osborne from Montserrat and Nikki Rattei from Cook Island, UNB reports.
At the general assembly, the CPA will get its new chairperson as the three-year tenure of incumbent chairperson Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury comes to an end.
The general assembly of the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) began on 9:00 am. The voting started around 11:00 am.
The delegations are exercising their votes to elect their chairperson.
The result will be announced later in the day.