Baku, May 22, AZERTAC
Chair of the State Committee on Family, Woman and Children Affairs Hijran Huseynova has met Head of Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) delegation, chair of the party`s External Relations Committee Sounthone Xayachack.
Mrs. Huseynova highlighted the history of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. Huseynova drew the their attention to key priorities of the women`s policy in the Republic of Azerbaijan. Huseynova underlined that the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, which celebrates its centenary this year as the first parliamentary republic in the East, introduced universal suffrage years before a number of the Western countries.
She highlighted women`s active role in the socio-political development of Azerbaijan. The chair noted that First Vice-President of Azerbaijan, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva pays special attention to women`s problems.
Sounthone Xayachack, in turn, stressed the importance of signing the Memorandum on cooperation between the New Azerbaijan Party and Lao People's Revolutionary Party. She said Laos is interested in development of overal cooperation with Azerbaijan.
They discussed a number of issues, including protection of the women and child`s rights, as well as ensuring the gender equality.
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