Hon.ble Speaker Lok Sabha and Hon.ble Deputy Chairman, Rajya during the IPU October 2013, Geneva
1. A high-level Parliamentary delegation from India visited Geneva to participate in the 129th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) held from 7-9 October 2013. The Indian delegation was led by Hon’ble Speaker of LokSabhaSmtMeira Kumar, and also included Hon’ble Deputy Chairperson of RajyaSabhaProf.P.J.Kurien and four Hon’ble members of Parliament – Shri Jagadambika Pal, Shri ShripadYessoNaik, Shri ManoharTirkey and Shri Birendra Prasad Baisya. The Secretary-Generals of LokSabha as well as RajyaSabha also were part of the delegation.
2. Thedelegation participated in the IPU Assembly, thematic session of IPU Committee on United Nations Affairs, proceedings and discussions relating to the Emergency Item as well as in the post- Assembly sessions on CEDAW.