DHAKA, Jan 4, 2017 (BSS) - The Netherlands ambassador in Dhaka Leoni Cuelenare today paid a courtesy call on Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury at her secretariat office here.
During the meeting, they discussed various bilateral issues including the 136th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference scheduled to be held in Dhaka, an official release said.
Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, also Executive Chairman of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, told the Netherlands Ambassador that preparation is going on smoothly for holding the conference peacefully.
The 136th IPU Conference will be held in Dhaka from April-1-5, 2017, where parliamentarians along with Speakers, Deputy Speakers and all member states will attend the conference, she informed the envoy.
Besides, Leoni Cuelenare praised Bangladesh for its socio-economic development and expected that this progress would be continued in the future.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)