Mark Meets Chinese Parliamentarians For Exchange Program On Tuesday

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SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, (THEWILL) – President of the Senate, Senator David Mark will on Tuesday meet with his Chinese counterparts in Beijing, Peoples Republic of China, for the inter-Parliamentary programme.

This is in furtherance of the exchange programmes with advanced democracies initiated by the Senate President as part of measures to strengthen Nigeria's legislature and consolidate democracy in our land, a statement by Paul Mumeh, the Chief Press Secretary to the President of the Senate said.

Senator Mark will be accompanied by the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Ganiyu Solomon, Chairman Senate Committee on Women and Social Development Senator Helen Esuene and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Mohammed Sani Saleh.

The Nigerian Senate President on arrival in Beijing will pay courtesy visit to the President of the Peoples Republic of China Xi Jinping before the interactive session with his Chinese counterpart and chairman of the Parliament of the Peoples Republic of China Zhang Dejiang.

Thereafter, the Nigerian delegation would meet their China Parliamentary group to exchange ideas on parliamentary practices and procedures as well as measures to deepen democracy in both countries.

Senator Mark and his team are expected back in Nigeria on Friday.