TURKPA Secretary General attended CICA meetings
December 16, 2013

On 11-13 December 2013, TURKPA Secretary General Jandos Asanov participated in the Special Working Group and Senior Officials Committee meetings of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), which took place in Suzhou, Peoples Republic of China.

During these days he had meetings with CICA Secretary General Ambassador Çınar Aldemir, Chairman of the CICA Task Force of the Turkish Chairmanship of CICA Ambassador Süphan Erkula, Mr. Weixiong Chen, Deputy Executive Director, Counter-Terrorism Committee, Executive Directorate of the United Nations, Mr. Ghabidolla Ospanqulov, Chairman of the Youth Affairs Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, representatives of the incoming Chinese Chairmanship of CICA as well as other participants of the meetings. The idea of convening the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia belongs to President of Kazakhstan H.E. Nursultan Nazarbayev, who for the first time expressed his vision as regards creation of pan-Asian security umbrella in 1992 while speaking at the UN General Assembly. Current TURKPA Secretary General Mr. J. Asanov is the first Executive Director of the CICA Secretariat (from 1st January 2006 up to 25 August 2008).