Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly (NA), has attended the Executive Committee Meeting, as a sideline of the 40th General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) at Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok, Thailand.
Taking place on Aug. 25, the Executive Committee Meeting was led by H.E. Chuan Leekpai, President of Thailand's NA and Chairman of the 40th General Assembly of AIPA.
The on-going 40th General Assembly of AIPA themed Advancing Parliamentary Partnership for Sustainable Community lasts from Aug. 25 to 30.
Established on Sept. 2, 1977, the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly was originally called the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Organisation (AIPO), and the title was changed to AIPA in 2006.
AIPA serves as a legislative body of ASEAN member countries who take turn to host this annual event based on alphabetical order of the countries.
Cambodia became a member of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in 1999.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press