Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser returned home after participation in the 4th Meeting of the Speakers of Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments held from September 23 – 25, 2019 in Nur Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan. The deliberations of the Summit focused on the theme of Greater Eurasia: Dialogue. Trust. Partnership.
The objective of the Eurasian Conference, an initiative of Russia, was to increase the dialogue and trust among the parliaments of Europe and Asia for greater participation and cooperation. The Presiding Officers of the Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments emphasized on the need for paving the way to build a shared vision and suggest way to ensure sustainable development of the Eurasian region.
During his address at Forum, the Pakistan Speaker highlighted the opportunities and challenges facing the region in the context of globalization and highlighted that Pakistan’s policy towards promoting regional cooperation was quite coherent. While expressing his concern over the Indian atrocities in the Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir, he urged the global community to exercise pressure on the Indian government to revoke its unilateral decision of refuting special status of the IOJ&K.
Asad Qaiser also condemned the complete clampdown in the occupied territory for almost two month and alarmed the participants that it can turn into humanitarian crisis in the region. During his speech, the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha of India, Harivansh Narayan Singh tried to disrupt the process by raising his baseless point of order but the attempt was declined by the Chair of Conference and the Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan continued to expose the real face of India before the parliaments of the world.