Islamabad, October 20, 2020 (PPI-OT):High Commissioner Babar Amin today had a telephonic conversation today with Honourable Tony Smith MP, Speaker of the House of Representative, to discuss parliamentary cooperation between Pakistan and Australia. They also discussed mutual cooperation at the multilateral forums such as the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA).
The High Commissioner thanked the Speaker for his support to the recently re-established the Friendship Group for Pakistan in the Australian Parliament, of which, Honourable Speaker Tony Smith is himself a member.
The High Commissioner conveyed the greetings of Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan, Honourable Asad Qaiser and reiterated his invitation to Speaker Tony Smith, for visiting Pakistan at a mutually convenient time. Thanking for the invitation, Speaker Tony Smith stated that he would certainly consider once the COVID-19 travel restrictions are eased. It was also agreed to arrange telephone calls between the parliamentary leaders of the two countries for exchange of views on matters of mutual interest.
For more information, contact:
High Commission for Pakistan, Canberra
Postal Address: P.O Box 7130, Yarralumla, ACT 2600
Physical Address: 4 Perth Avenue, Yarralumla, ACT 2600 (Australia)