On 17 November, Union State MPs will monitor the elections of the deputies of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus of the seventh convocation as part of the CIS observation mission, the press service noted.
Belarus-Egypt inter-parliamentary contacts were discussed at a meeting between Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Egypt Sergei Terentyev and Speaker of the House of Representatives of Egypt Ali Abdel Aal Sayyed Ahmed on 6 November.
Austria is looking forward to the Belarusian president's visit, David Stockinger said. “We are confident that this is a step forward, an opportunity to build a stronger foundation for the economic and humanitarian relations,” he said, commenting on the forthcoming visit of the Belarusian leader.
The Council of the Republic is a chamber of territorial representation. The procedure for its formation combines elements of election and appointment. Eight members are elected from each oblast and Minsk by secret ballot, while eight more senators are appointed by the president.