A senior delegation of the National Assembly of Cambodia led by its First Vice President H.E. Nguon Nhel is attending the 2nd Executive Committee Meeting and the 11th Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) in Turkey.
Taking place in Istanbul city, the event began on Nov. 27 and will end on Dec. 4 under the theme of promoting the development of economy in Asian region.
Senior lawmakers and senators from 42 member countries, 16 observing countries, and 10 partner countries of APA participated in the meetings.
According to the NA General Secretariat, the body originated in 1999 as the Association of Asian Parliaments for Peace (AAPP) and was renamed as Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) in 2006.
Cambodia hosted the 8th and 9th Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press