Russian envoy meets Speaker; discuses Int’l terrorism
09 December 2015, Nirapad News: Russian Ambassador to Bangladesh Alexander A Nikolaev on Tuesday conveyed Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury a copy of the recent mandate of Russian parliament on battling international terrorism.
The Russian envoy called on the Speaker at her office and handed over the mandate of the Council of the Federation – the upper house of Russian parliament, said a handout.
He apprised the Speaker that the mandate urged all the parliaments across the world to express their solidarity to combat international terrorism.
Earlier, the outgoing British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert W Gibson called on the Speaker at her office and discussed issues of bilateral interest and Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA).
Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury is the Chairperson of the CPA executive committee.