Parliament's International Activities Record Increased Flow At Bilateral Level (

The international activity of the National Assembly (AN) conducted in the 3rd legislature ended Friday showed a greater flow of the meetings and initiatives at bilateral level, due to the commitment of MPs to improve international relations.

This is expressed in an assessment report submitted by the first secretary of National Assembly desk, Emilia Carlota, at closing session of the 3rd legislature held Friday.

According to report, the members of Parliaments had regular participation in plenary sessions of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the Pan-African Parliament, Parliamentary Forum of SADC , International Conference of the Great Lakes, among others.

In the field of multilateral cooperation, stress went to the meeting of the leaders of National Groups of

Parliamentary Assembly of CPLP, participation in sessions of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Africa Parliamentary Assembly, Caribbean and Pacific, and Pan-African Parliament.

During the 3rd legislature, the National Assembly participated in election observation missions in Sao Tome and Principe, and Mozambique.

As for bilateral cooperation, the document highlighted the visit to Angola by the Speaker

of National Assembly of Guinea-Bissau, Cipriano Cassamá, and the Group of Korea-Angola Friendship of Korean National Assembly, with a view to strengthening the bonds of friendship and cooperation.

On the activities undertaken by the Group of Women Parliamentarians, stress went to

an ordinary meeting and five extraordinary, six board meetings and eight meetings with the leadership of the working groups.

The board of directors of that sovereign body, held 16 regular meetings and prepared a set of documents.

The 3rd legislative session was chaired by National Assembly speaker, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos.