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Int’l conference on parliamentary affairs to begin Monday

By JT - Dec 02,2017 - Last updated at Dec 02,2017

AMMAN — The 15th international conference on parliamentary affairs, organised by the Independent Election Commission (IEC), is scheduled to begin on Monday. IEC said that the conference, held under His Majesty King Abdullah’s patronage, will see the participation of 60 organisations working in democracy-related domains, 25 representatives of parliaments and governments, as well as 50 election commissions representing 55 Arab and foreign countries.

The IEC added in a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, that the event aims at exchanging expertise among democratic societies and election administrations in the world and the region to contribute to improving the electoral process.

The conference is organised in cooperation with the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies and European Centre for Electoral Support.

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