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Speaker embarks on visit to Hungary, Luxembourg

PTI  New Delhi, June 06, 2010
First Published: 10:54 IST(6/6/2010) | Last Updated: 10:58 IST(6/6/2010)

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will lead a Parliamentary delegation on a week-long visit to Hungary and Luxembourg on Monday during which issues related to foreign affairs, defence and immigration will be discussed.

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The delegation includes MPs Naresh Gujral, Ganesh Singh, Mohammad Shafi, Davidson J Helen, Pannalal Punia, N Gowda Cheluvaraya Swamy, Lok Sabha Secretary General P D T Achary and other senior parliament officials.

During their June 7-10 stay in Hungary, the delegation will meet Hungarian President Laszlo Solyom, Prime Minister Viktor Orban and speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly Pal Schmitt.

The Lok Sabha speaker will lay wreath at the statue of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore at Balatonfured and plant a sapling at the Tagore Memorial Park, a Lok Sabha Secretariat statement said.

In Luxembourg from June 10-13, the delegation will meet Head of the State Henri, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg; Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker and other senior government officials.

The delegation will have a joint meeting with the members of the Bureau and the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Committee on Foreign and European Affairs, Defence, Cooperation and Immigration.


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