H.E. the PUIC Secretary General participated in the 12th Plenary Session of Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) which was held in Bucharest, Romania on 15-16 February, 2018. This meeting brought to the parliamentarians’ attention the recurrent theme of Countering the Evolving Threat of Terrorism among many other emblematic topics for this Assembly such as Political and Security Developments in the MENA Region; Facilitating Trade and Supporting Investments; Climate Change, Human Rights and Migration; and Protection of Cultural Heritage.
His Excellency delivered a speech on the topics addressed by the session which focus on the Countering the Evolving Threat of Terrorism.
During the speech His Excellency stated: “The entire world has denounced terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, irrespective of the perpetrators place of action or purposes.
Terrorism has constituted, and continues to constitute one of the most dangerous threats to international peace and security. It has also grave effects on socio-economic development through its perpetrators of extremist groups being alien to the traditions of our religions and moral communities, terrorism has surpassed all the above, to impinge upon and destroy cultural heritage by burning books, rare documents, demolishing tombs, engravings, monuments, and other world civilization heritage.”
27 February 2018