Impressed by the rich culture and hospitality, the President of Inter-Parliamentary Gabriela Cuevas Barron intends to write travelogue on her visit to Pakistan. She is also expected to publish her interview on Pakistan in International Truth Magazine highlighting the soft image of Pakistan. The President of the IPU has so far held high level meetings with President, Prime Minister, Chairman Senate and other important government functionaries. Leader of the House in the Senate Dr. Shahzad Waseem hosted a reception in honour of the IPU dignitary.
While addressing, Dr. Shahzad Waseem said that IPU is an important forum and we acknowledge the efforts of IPU in promoting democratic values and promoting human right. He also greeted the IPU president and member countries on the 130th anniversary of the prestigious forum. He said that Pakistan wants to have more strong linkages with IPU. He said that Pakistan supports all efforts aimed regional peace and development. He said that peace and development is common agenda of both IPU and Pakistan. IPU, Dr. Shahzad Waseem said has become an effective multi-lateral platform. He said that visit of the IPU President reflects trust and confidence of the IPU leadership in Pakistan. He underlined the need for more linkages between Pakistan and IPU and the visit would augur well for future.