Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Speaker leaves for Tashkent to attend 14WSP

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Wednesday morning departed for Tashkent to attend the 14th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament (14WSP), reports UNB.

The two-day summit, convened by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), in cooperation with the Oliy Majlis (the Supreme Assembly) of Uzbekistan, begins in capital Tashkent on Thursday.

Dr Chaudhury is scheduled to join different sessions of the 14WSP, addressing issues like the risks of the post-pandemic global recovery, preventing tech-related risks and preserving human rights, and gender equality in a hi-tech world.

Dr Shirin is scheduled to return home on September 11, said a Parliament release.