Farooq Naek elected member of IPU Committee unopposed
March 12, 2023 01:10 PM
PPP senior leader Senator Farooq H Naek has been elected unopposed as a Member of Inter-Parliamentary Union’s Standing Committee on Human Rights and Democracy, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Sunday.
The election took place during a meeting of the Asia-Pacific Group of Inter-Parliamentary Union in Bahrain capital Manama.
In his speech to the Parliamentarians from the Asia-Pacific Group Member countries, Farooq Naek expressed his gratitude to them for supporting his candidacy. He assured that he would represent the Asia-Pacific Group effectively.
The IPU is a global organization of National Parliaments based in Geneva, Switzerland, dedicated to promoting peace through parliamentary diplomacy and dialogue. It currently has 178 members and 14 Associate Members.
Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has congratulated Farooq Naek on being elected as member of the Inter-Parliamentary Union's Standing Committee on Human Rights and Democracy.
Expressing confidence in Farooq Naek's abilities, the Senate chairman said he is a highly respected lawyer and Parliamentarian of Pakistan, who has unwavering commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights and democracy.
Reporter Mohsinul Mulk