Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 07:41:23 — Baku (UTC+4)
Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic States

Chairperson of Milli Majlis received participants of Conference “Protection of Human Rights in TURKPA Member States”

On 25 May 2022, Chairperson of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E. Sahiba Gafarova received the participants of the Conference under the theme “Protection of Human Rights in TURKPA Member States”, co-organized by the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan, TURKPA and the Ombudsman Institution of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Parliamentarians and ombudsmen of Turkic states and TURKPA Secretary General took part at the meeting.

Welcoming the guests, Head of Parliament underlined the importance of the conference held in cooperation with the Human Rights Committee of the Milli Majlis and assessed the organization of such conference as a manifestation of significance attached to the protection of human rights and freedoms by Turkic states. Chairperson of the Milli Majlis noted that cooperation between the institutions of Turkic states contributed to the interstate relations.

The participants expressed gratitude to the Milli Majlis for kind hospitality and hosting the event. The parties noted the importance of the Conference in the context of cooperation, exchange of experience and information between the member states in the field of protection of human rights, and exchanged views on the visit of the Conference participants to city of Shusha – Cultural Capital of Azerbaijan and Cultural Capital of the Turkic World for 2023, took place on 24 May.