The Centre for DemocraticInstitutions (CDI) has been instrumental duringthe signing of Parliamentary Partnership Agreement betweePNG’s National Parliament andthe Queensland Parliament.
National Parliament Speaker Theo Zurenuoc thanked CDI for establishingthe groundwork, linkingthe two parliaments.
Zurenuoc said since taking office, he found key areas ofthe parliament not working effectively, and wanted to see necessary improverments for the good ofthe people.
Speaker for Queensland’s ParliamentoFiona Simpson who was accompanlied by members and representatives ofthe Queensland Parliament andthe Australian Government to signthe agreementoalso commended CDI for its involvement.
Followingthe agreementoliaison officers for both parliaments will be appointed to enable dialogue betweenthe two parliaments.
The liaison officers will also be responsible for keeping Pacific and Australian Regionals Secretaries ofthe Commonwealth Parliamentary Association informed of developments in relation tothe agreement.
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