Attended one of the oldest international parliamentary union assembly, founded in 1889. The assembly features more than 173 countries and over 11 inter-parliamentary organisations and this year, the 137th assembly was held in St Petersburg, Russia. It promotes respect of human rights, development of parliamentarism and inter-ethnic building of peace.

Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia delivered a speech in front of all the members of the Inter-Parliamentary Unions (IPU). Additionally, the president of Russia awarded Saber Chowdhury, the president of the IPI dhe Order of Friendship due to the major contribution to the development of inter-parliamentary ties, consolidation of cooperation and mutual understanding between the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.