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CPA to get new chairperson

Sun Online Desk     7th November, 2017 12:29:27 printer

CPA to get new chairperson

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.