Cambodian Delegation to Attend 40th AIPA General Assembly Later this Month

Cambodian senior delegation led by H.E. Cheam Yeap, Chairman of Economy, Finance, Banking and Audit Commission of National Assembly (NA), will attend the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) 2019 in Thailand later this month.

The information was made known during a preparatory meeting for this regional event, headed by H.E. Cheam Yeap, also Chairperson of AIPA National Group, at the NA Palace this morning.

Taking place at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, from Aug. 25 to 30, the 40th AIPA General Assembly will be held under the theme of Advancing Parliamentary Partnership for Sustainable Connectivity.

Established on Sept. 2, 1977, ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly was originally called the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Organisation (AIPO), and the title was changed to AIPA in 2006.

AIPA serves as a legislative body of ASEAN member countries who take turn to host this annual event based on alphabetical order of the countries.

Cambodia became a member of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in 1999.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press