Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General and Mr. Fuat Kucukaydin, PABSEC Deputy Secretary General paid a working visit to Mr. Binali Yildirim, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) and to Mr. Cemal Ozturk, Head of the PABSEC Turkish Delegation, in Ankara, on 5 September 2018.
The GNAT Speaker, received Mr. Hajiyev and Mr. Kucukaydın at the Prime Ministry’s former Residence.
During this meeting, Mr. Yıldırım mentioned that notably the PABSEC has extended its activities during the last four years and expressed the satisfaction with the success of the Summit of the Speakers of the Parliaments of the BSEC Member States, dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of PABSEC, where participated nine Presidents of the Parliaments of the BSEC Member States, in Istanbul, on 16 May 2018. The GNAT Speaker also expressed that the GNAT will continue its support to the PABSEC and also strengthening of its Status.
Mr. Yıldırım noted the necessity of warm relations among the PABSEC Member Countries and expressed his wish to see the PABSEC representatives in the Third Meeting of the Speakers of the Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments to be held in Antalya, on 8 – 11 October 2018.
The same day, during the meeting with Mr. Ozturk, the issues on enlarging the benefits of the PABSEC Member Countries companies with the credit facilities of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank and the activities of the PABSEC Special Representative to the Silk Road Project were discussed. In addition, it was also evaluated to hold one of the committee meetings during the Autumn of 2019 in the City of Giresun.