TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani is going to visit Turkey on Saturday to take part in the 12th Plenary Meeting of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA).

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Heading a parliamentary delegation, Larijani is scheduled to leave Iran for Turkey on Saturday morning to attend and a deliver a speech to the 12th APA Plenary in Antalya.

The APA was established in 2006 at the Seventh Session of the Association of Asian Parliamentary for Peace (AAPP). It has 42 Member Parliaments and 16 observers.

The assembly has been created as a forum to exchange views, ideas and experiences for developing common strategies and promoting peace in Asia and the world, according to its website.

The APA is comprised of the Plenary, the Executive Council, Bureau of the Assembly, the Committees, and the Secretariat.

The Plenary may approve decisions, resolutions and declarations or  submit  reports  on  general policies  of  the APA  and on other  subjects related to its activities.