** «Doctor Ali Abdel Aal» confirms the activation of the decisions of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean

Dr. Ali Abdel-Aal, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, participated in the meetings of the Executive Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean in Italy, chaired by Petro Grasso, President of the Italian Senate. Dr. Ali Abdel-Aal, Speaker of the Council of Representatives, addressed some of the challenges facing the Union for the Mediterranean countries, stressing the need to activate the decisions of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean on the ground. The meeting was attended by Laura Boulderini, Speaker of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, and Vice President of the European Parliament, David Sassouli. The meeting discussed mechanisms for enhancing cooperation between the parties of the Union for the Mediterranean, with a view to enhancing stability in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The participants also discussed some of the proposals related to the reform of the Association, both in terms of financial aspects related to the financing of the Assembly and its activities, in terms of the procedural aspects of the functioning of the Assembly and its decision-making mechanisms. During the meeting of the extended Bureau of the Assembly in which he participated, as well as members of the Executive Committee of the Committee Chairmen, the participants discussed some issues related to the functioning of these committees and some organizational matters related to their meetings as well as future plans for their activities and priorities during the next phase.