Kuwait and South Korea host the AIPS ASIA Congress
By: Amjad Aziz Malik Secretary General AIPS ASIA Kuala Lumpur 28 August 2019
The general assembly of AIPS ASIA has unanimously ratified the previous agreement for Kuwait to host the upcoming AIPS ASIA Congress in August 2020 and for South Korean capital Seoul to host the electoral congress in January 2021 in accordance with the agreement; and extending the tenure of the current executive committee for two months to guarantee the success of the upcoming elections process.This came during the conclusion of the work of the 22nd AIPS ASIA Congress, which was hosted by the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur with the participation of 24 countries, during the period from 26 to 28 August 2019.
On the first day of Congress, the Executive Committee meeting was held,
whose recommendations led to the unanimous ratification and blessing of the Convention.
The congressional work witnessed the review of many of the files on the agenda, led by the next AIPS ASIA Congress, which was submitted to host the countries of Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Nepal and South Korea.
The consensus of Kuwait's Sattam al-Sahli and South Korean Hee Diong gave Kuwait the right to host and South Korea's electoral congress.A previous agreement between Sahli and Dong stipulated that the first will assume the presidency to succeed Bahraini Mohammed Qasim and Korean Hee-dong heads the new 2021 session.
There was no vote in Congress based on consensus between members on the consensus granted both countries the right to host two sessions.Accordingly, Kuwait will host the next AIPS ASIA Congress in August 2020, while the next election will be held in Seoul, South Korea, January 2021.
For his part, President of the AIPS ASIA Sattam al-Sahli confirmed following the ratification process his support and abdication in favor of the South Korean candidate for the presidency in the next election cycle based on prior agreement.