Secretary-General of the CPA attends the 23rd Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers Conference (CSPOC) 2016 in Malaysia 

During his first overseas visit as the new Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Akbar Khan has met Speakers and Presiding Officers at the 23rd Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers Conference (CSPOC) 2016 hosted in Sabah, Malaysia.

The Secretary-General attended the conference and met with a number of Commonwealth Speakers, Parliamentarians and parliamentary staff at the event including: Pandikar Amin bin Haji Mulia, Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat in the Parliament of Malaysia; Hon. Geoff Regan MP, Speaker of the House of Commons in the Canadian Parliament; Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan; Rt Hon. Rebecca Kadaga MP, Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda and Chairperson of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians CWP; Datuk Roosme Hamzah, the Clerk to the Malaysia Parliament and CPA South-East Asia Regional Secretary; and Mr Eric Janse, Secretary of the Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers Conference.

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