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APA conference begins in Gwadar today.

The three-day conference of Asian Parliamentary Assembly's Standing Committee on Political Affairs and the Special Committee for the Creation of an Asian Parliament begins in Gwadar today.

The conference being hosted by Senate of Pakistan will help project Gwadar in a befitting manner and bring Parliamentary leadership of Asia together for promoting peace and development.

Acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani received the delegates at the Gwadar Airport. The delegates were accorded warm welcome by traditional cultural programmes on their arrival.

Over one hundred parliamentarians from twenty-eight countries are participating in the conference.

Pakistan Navy hosted a reception for the delegates last night. Pakistan Navy officials briefed the delegates about the port's development work at Gwadar.

Speaking on the occasion, Acting President Sadiq Sanjrani welcomed the delegates attending the conference.

He said participation of delegation in the conference demonstrates their commitment to bringing Asian parliaments together and peace in the world.

The reception provided the delegates an opportunity to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Gwadar city.

Pakistan Navy also arranged a boat show with flags of all countries participating in the APA.

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Publication:The Nation (Karachi, Pakistan)
Article Type:Conference news
Date:Oct 29, 2018
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