IPU conference to be held in Dhaka in April

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DHAKA – The 136th conference of Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), a global organization of parliamentarians, will be held in the capital in April this year,reports-BSS.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the conference, the first of IPU in Bangladesh, an official handout said.
It said some 1,300 representatives including parliamentary speakers, deputy speakers and members of IPU countries would take part in the conference.
Currently there are 171 members and 11 associate members of the IPU.
Besides, IPU associate organizations, United Nations (UN) and representatives of different international organizations would also take part in the gathering.