[size=36]The President of the Republic stresses the importance of the role of the Arab Parliament in solving the problems plaguing the region[/size]
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President of the Republic Abd al-Latif Rashid stressed today, Sunday, the necessity of consolidating joint action and strengthening parliamentary cooperation between all countries, while receiving the Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Adel Abd al-Rahman al-Asoumi.
A statement by the Presidency of the Republic, a copy of which Mawazine News received, stated that "the President of the Republic received the Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Adel Abdul Rahman Al-Assoumi, the Secretary-General of Parliament, Kamel Shaarawi, and a number of members of the Iraqi Parliament."
Rashid stressed, according to the statement, "the importance of the role of the Arab Parliament in solving the problems that the region suffers from by forming a committee in this regard," praising "the active participation of Arab parliaments in the 34th Conference of the Arab Parliament hosted by Baghdad, which embodied the depth of relations and communication between brothers to confront challenges the region is going through.
The President of the Republic referred to "the necessity of consolidating joint action and strengthening parliamentary cooperation between all countries, and bringing visions and ideas closer on many issues and files," pointing out that "Iraq has gone through bloody wars, terrorism and violence during the past years, and today Iraqi cities live in a state of security and stability, where there is no Solutions only by establishing security, peaceful coexistence, and understanding on various issues.
He added, "The government has a program that places among its priorities the promotion of security and peace, the improvement of necessary services, and the establishment of constructive relations with neighboring countries and the region."
He also expressed his hope that "the conference will achieve its goals and decisions in a way that serves the aspirations and hopes of the peoples of the region to establish security, peace and regional and international stability."
Al-Assoumi conveyed, during the meeting, "the greetings of the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, to the President of the Republic and his wishes for the Iraqi people to continue progress and prosperity," while the President of the Republic conveyed his "greetings and wishes to the King of Bahrain for health and success, and to the Bahraini people for continued prosperity and development."
The Speaker of the Arab Parliament and the Secretary-General praised "Baghdad's hosting of the parliamentary conference," stressing "the successes achieved by Iraq in establishing security, which is an important message about Iraq's recovery and its willingness to take its constructive role in good coexistence and understanding and to work diligently with brothers and friends in order to establish peace, security and progress."