Speaker off to Switzerland to attend IPU assembly


City Desk :
Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury left for Geneva, Switzerland early hours of Thursday to join the 148th assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) scheduled to be held on March 23-27.

A parliamentary delegation led by the speaker departed from the capital city around 3am on Thursday, an official release said. JS Chief Whip Nur-E Alam Chowdhury and lawmakers Shafiqul Islam, Mahbubur Rahman, Shahdara Mannan, Niluphar Anzum, HM Badiuzzaman, M Mujibul Huq and Akhtaruzzaman are accompanying the speaker.