Times of Oman
Oct 13, 2015 LAST UPDATED AT 06:11 AM GMT
Oman's Dr. Fawzia elected to top Inter-Parliamentary Union post
March 23, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Geneva: Dr Fawzia Al Farsiyah was elected as the deputy chair of the Coordination Committee of Women Parliamentarians in the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva.

The Arab group decided to nominate Dr Fawzia Al Farsiyah, member of the Sultanate's delegation, during the last meeting in October 2013. 

The Sultanate participated in the meetings of the General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union chaired by Khalid bin Hilal Al Maawali, chairman of Majlis Al Shura. 

The coordinating meeting of the Gulf and Arab delegations, held last week with the participation of the delegation of the Sultanate, headed by Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Megalli had approved the nomination of the candidates of the Sultanate, Bahrain and Palestine to membership of the committee as representatives of the Arab group.

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