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Asia Region


The Asia Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association comprises of eight Legislatures - including the Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and The Maldives national Parliaments as well as the sub-national Legislatures of Pakistan. 

The CPA Asia Region undertakes a number of programmes intra-regionally. Parliamentarians and Clerks across the region convene for a Regional Conference which is hosted in various CPA Branches. 

The Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) regional chapter is highly active across the Region and the Commonwealth Parliamentarians with Disabilities has a new CPwD Regional Champion in the CPA Asia Region.


The CPA Asia Regional Secretariat is based in the Parliament of Sri Lanka.

The current CPA Asia Regional Secretary is:

Mrs Kushani Rohanadeera

Secretary-General of Parliament

Parliament of Sri Lanka

Foreign Relations and Protocol Office

4th Floor

Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte

Sri Lanka


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