Kuwait active member of Asian Parliamentary Assembly – MP

Member of Kuwait's parliamentary caucus MP Ali Al-Deqbasi.

Member of Kuwait’s parliamentary caucus MP Ali Al­Deqbasi said here on Friday that Kuwait, represented by its parliament, is an active member of the Inter­Parliamentary Union and an active member of Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA).

Al­Deqbasi told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that the Kuwaiti Parliamentary Caucus plays a major role in drafting decisions in the APA, pointing out that this role extends to other parliamentary gatherings.

The Kuwaiti MP affirmed that Kuwait, as usual, with its balanced policy that promotes international peace and security and through encouraging international organizations to carry out their humanitarian missions and to implement international law, has achieved numerous succeesses, thanks to efforts of His Highness the Amir in this regard.

He added: “It is our responsibility as parliamentarians to support the state’s political policy and promote its interests in order for Kuwait to have an influential role at the international parliamentary level.”

He pointed out that the strengthening of Kuwait’s parliamentary relationship goes in harmony with enhancement of communication with people and other friends and brothers in Asia. He added: “Our aim is to highlight Kuwait’s civilized, cultural and humanitarian image in these gatherings,” he noted.

He said that the Kuwaiti delegation participating in the conference today recommended a proposal in the Special Committee for Women Parliamentarians to combat any discrimination against women, as well as recommendations to denounce violence against women in Asia and trafficking in human beings and to empower and support Asian women to reach democratic parliamentary life.

Source: KUNA