Iran attending Eurasia women meeting in St. Petersburg

IRNA – Eurasia Women Forum started its 2-day meeting on Thursday in St. Petersburg, Russia, with an Iranian parliamentarian taking part.

The forum themed,’ Women for Global Security and Sustainable Development’ attracted about 2000 delegates from more than 100 countries in the world.

President Vladimir Putin delivered a speech in the inauguration ceremony of the forum.

This is the second forum for Eurasia women that representatives from UNESCO, WHO, ILO and Brix Women’s Trade Club participated in discussions of the forum. The first session of the forum was also held in St. Petersburg in 2015.

In addition to international organizations, women deputies from different countries parliaments, political officials and business women attend the forum.

Iranian parliamentarian Ms. Parvaneh Salahshuri is representing the Islamic Republic of Iran in the forum.