Arunachal to host Commonwealth Parliamentary Association conference

ITANAGAR, 11 May: Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Region Zone III Conference is being held at Itanagar from 11th to 13th May at State Legislative Assembly.

The state has already hosted the event twice before on May 2002 and April 2011.

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is an international community of 180 parliaments and legislatures

working together to deepen the commonwealth’s commitment to the highest standards of democratic governance.

The chairperson of the CPA India Region, Om Birla, Speaker of the Lok Sabha is also going to attend the event along with delegates from all over the north eastern states.

The conference is being held to focus on the main issues of north east region and to promote vocal for local.

The themes are – “Challenges of the north east region and the way forward” and “Preservation of ethnic culture for future generations and role of lawmakers”

As part of vocal for local, there will be food and handloom show while singer-songwriter Alobo Naga from Nagaland is also expected to take part in the cultural events focused on the region.