Speaker of the Assembly of People’s Representatives (ARP), Brahim Bouderbala, said that the new parliament will work to regain its place in Arab, regional and international parliamentary authorities “in view of the importance of the role of parliamentary diplomacy in bringing people together”.
The Assembly of People’s Representatives also intends to strengthen its cooperation with the parliamentary assemblies of brotherly and friendly countries, he said during his meeting Friday at the Bardo Palace with Libyan MP Abu Salah Chalabi, member of the Arab Parliament, and Yassine Abdelkader Zouay, political adviser to the Arab Parliament.
Quoted in a statement of the ARP, Brahim Bouderbala also stressed that the start of the work of the parliament is a message intended to “reassure the Tunisian people and all brothers and friends” and to confirm that Tunisia “advances with sure steps on the path of reform.
For their part, the two guests considered that the start of the parliament’s work testifies to the importance of the steps taken by Tunisia on the road to rebuilding its institutions, which will enable it “to regain its place and its pioneering role on the regional and international scene”.
Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP)