Speaker of Kyrgyzstan’s parliament Chynybai Tursunbekov will visit Azerbaijan next week, the Kyrgyz embassy in Baku told Trend Dec. 15.
Tursunbekov is expected to arrive in Baku on Dec. 21 and to take part in the opening ceremony of a new administrative building of TurkPA (Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-speaking Countries) Secretariat in Baku, to be held on Dec. 22.
On the eve of the visit, a delegation from Bishkek will arrive in Baku on Dec. 17 in order to discuss the agenda of the visit of Kyrgyz parliament’s speaker.
The Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking Countries is a parliamentary association, goals of which are the creation of a mechanism of interparliamentary relations among Turkic-speaking countries, harmonization of political views, exchange of information, promotion of Turkish culture, expansion of economic relations, implementation of joint projects, finding solutions to the problems of the Turkic world.
TurkPA was established on Nov. 21, 2008, according to the Agreement signed by heads of parliaments of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey.