Sitemap
Profile
Speaker's Office
Role of the Speaker
Speeches
Events
Press Release
Protem Speakers
Former Speaker
Write to Speaker
Related Links
 

THE FOURTH SOUTH ASIAN SPEAKERS' SUMMIT ON ACHIEVING SDGs INAUGURATED

Camp Office Male (Maldives) 01 September 2019 : The Fourth South Asian Speakers' Summit on achieving SDGs was inaugurated by the Speakers of Peoples Majlis of Maldives in Male today. Apart from the Indian Parliamentary Delegation led by Shri Om Birla, Hon'ble Speaker, Lok Sabha, presiding officers of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are participating in the Summit. The Summit business commenced with the Plenary wherein all the participating Presiding Officers reported upon the follow up by their respective Parliaments on the Colombo Declaration, brought out in the Third Summit held in July last year. Hon'ble Speaker, Lok Sabha informed the Summit in detail about the various measures initiated by Parliament of India pursuant to Colombo Declaration. The feedback was very well received by the Presiding Officers and Delegates attending the Summit. In the afternoon, the Summit deliberated in two sessions, namely, on 'Promoting equality at work including equal remuneration and creating jobs for young people' and 'Achieving SDGs 2 and 3 - Nutrition and food security as drivers of maternal, child and adolescent health in the Asia-Pacific region'. Shri Harivansh, Hon'ble Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha participated in the two sessions. The Indian Delegation also held detailed deliberations with the Parliamentary Delegations from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka on matters of bilateral interest.





 

 

  Home | Speaker's Office| Role of Speaker | Speeches | Profile | Former Speaker | Events | Press Release | Contact | Related Links
Sitemap