Luanda – The National Assembly (AN) Speaker, Carolina Cerqueira, on Monday in Luanda highlighted the capacity and excellence of the domestic business community in carrying out the most varied tasks and missions.
The leader of the Angolan parliament made these remarks during the ceremony to award certificates to the different national entities that supported the holding of the 147th General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), which the country hosted from 23 to 27 October this year.
For Carolina Cerqueira, “the contribution of the different national institutions in raising the country’s name to the highest levels was proud”.
In front of representatives of companies from the most diverse sectors, such as hotels, tourism, transport, telecommunications, banking, food and health, as well as members of the AN, officials, parliamentary agents and volunteers, she argued that all the success achieved was also due to the firmness, spirit of dedication and selflessness of those involved in the execution of the work.
Likewise, Carolina Cerqueira highlighted the preponderant role that young people had, which gives good indicators for the country, with these being the majority.
With this, she added, Angola has become an example for other countries in terms of organizing this type of event.
The 147th General Assembly, which took place under the motto “Parliamentary Action for Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions”, was attended by more than a thousand delegates from all over the world and the election of the Tanzanian MP, Tulia Ackson, to the post of president of the IPU, who will direct the destinies of this world organization for the next three years, took place.
Regarded as the pioneering international political organization, with more than 170 affiliated national parliaments and 12 associated regional parliamentary assemblies, the IPU is now the main parliamentary interlocutor of the United Nations and brings the voice of parliaments into the decision-making processes of the United Nations, regularly presenting its resolutions to the General Assembly, making statements, participating in debates and organizing parliamentary meetings on the main themes of the your schedule.
Source: Angola Press News Agency