HOR COMPLEX, Quezon City (DWDD) – House Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu leads the media briefing on the coming 38th AIPA General Assembly.
With him are Secretary General Atty. Cesar Strait Pareja, Deputy Secretary General Atty. Artemio Adasa Jr. (left) and Sergeant-at-Arms Lt. Gen. Roland Detabali (Ret.) (right).
The panel discussed the significance of the 38th ASEAN event which is being held at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel in Makati City from September 14 to 20, 2017.
The Philippines is host of the three ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) events this year: AIPA Interface held last April; AIPA Fact-Finding Committee to Combat the Drug Menace (AIFOCOM) held last July; and the culminating event, the AIPA General Assembly.
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is the current AIPA President. The AIPA General Assembly will discuss and adopt reports of the Women Parliamentarians of AIPA, and the committees on political, economic, social, and organizational matters. AIPA leaders will also hold dialogues with observer countries. CONGRESS/MCAG