All steps taken to ensure success of IPU event: Speaker

All steps taken to ensure success of IPU event: Speaker

HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdulla bin Zaid al-Mahmoud on Thursday said the Council has made all necessary arrangements for the success of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) ...

Speaker meets Russian ambassador

Speaker meets Russian ambassador

HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council, Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud, met the Russian ambassador to Qatar Noor Mohamed Khulouf on Wednesday.

Speaker reaffirms readiness to host IPU meeting in Doha

Speaker reaffirms readiness to host IPU meeting in Doha

Advisory Council Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud has reaffirmed that all preparations for Doha's hosting of the 140th session of the General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) ...

Advisory Council will work to keep Qatar in the lead: Speaker

Advisory Council will work to keep Qatar in the lead: Speaker

HE the Advisory Council Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud praised the speech delivered by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani ...

Sri Lanka parliament speaker heightens unrest warnings to president

Sri Lanka parliament speaker heightens unrest warnings to president

Sri Lanka's parliament speaker on Tuesday stepped up his warnings to the country's president that unrest could erupt unless lawmakers are allowed to choose between two rival prime ministers.

Fresh twist in Sri Lanka crisis as Speaker recognises sacked PM

Fresh twist in Sri Lanka crisis as Speaker recognises sacked PM

Sri Lanka's speaker of parliament Sunday recognised Ranil Wickremesinghe as the lawful prime minister, three days after his sacking by the president threw the Indian Ocean island into constitutional chaos.

Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan parliament

Imran Khan ally elected speaker of Pakistan parliament

A staunch ally of cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected speaker of Pakistan's lower house on Wednesday.

Iraq judiciary drops corruption case against speaker

Iraq judiciary drops corruption case against speaker

The Iraqi judiciary on Tuesday closed a corruption case against parliament speaker Salim al-Juburi, citing a lack of evidence to proceed further.

Conservative re-elected Iran speaker despite reformist gains

Conservative re-elected Iran speaker despite reformist gains

Moderate conservative Ali Larijani retained the speakership of Iran's parliament despite major gains for reformists in February elections, benefiting from credit gained by his support for last year's nuclear deal.