Summary on the Fourth Meeting of the TURKPA Council of Assembly
Mr. Ogtay Asadov, Chairman of Milli Mejlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr. Asilbek Jeenbekov Chairman of Jokorgu Kenesh of Kyrgyz Republic, Mr. Cemil Çiçek, Chairman of the Grand National of Turkey and Mr. Ramil Hasanov, Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries participated in the meeting.
The TURKPA Chairmanship was handed over from the Republic of Kyrgyzstan to the Republic of Turkey.
The Council of Assembly endorsed the report of the Secretary General on the activities of the TURKPA International Secretariat in 2012 and report on implementation of 2012 budget, as well as 2014 draft budget of the TURKPA International Secretariat was presented by Secretary General.
During the meeting, the candidacies to the position of the TURKPA Secretary General and Deputy Secretaries General were presented by the Heads of Parliaments.
At the end of the meeting, date and venue of the TURKPA Fifth Plenary Session were determined. It was decided to hold the next Plenary Session in Azerbaijan in June 2014. Also draft text of the Ankara Declaration was discussed.
At the same time, Chairmen of Parliaments of the Member States and TURKPA Secretary General held a meeting with the President of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Mr. Abdullah Gül and Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan.