Majlis

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Majlis

(ˈmædʒlɪs)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the parliament of Iran
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in various N African and Middle Eastern countries) an assembly; council
[from Persian: assembly]
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The conference, held under the theme The role of Parliamentarians in boosting economic cooperation and cultural ties along the Silk Road, was organized by the Milli Mejlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Silk Road Support Group, and included the participation of high-level members of the OSCE PA, along with a number of foreign ministers, speakers of parliament and heads of international organizations.
The conference is organized by Milli Mejlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Silk Road Support Group.
The elections of the Mejlis members and Khalk Maslakhaty and Gengeshy members are due for March 25.
Proceeding from this, I instruct the deputy chairmen of the Cabinet of Ministers, the Mejlis [parliament] of Turkmenistan, and the Academy of Sciences to prepare a special program for the development of the Internet network and the creation of the electronic industry.
BRUSSELS, Sept 28 (KUNA) -- The European Union (EU) condemned Thursday the two-year sentence handed to Crimean Tatar leader and Deputy Chair of Mejlis Ilmi Umerov by a court in Crimea yesterday.
Education in Ukrainian has almost disappeared and Russia has banned the Mejlis, a body representing Crimean Tatars, whose members have been subjected to intimidation, house searches and detention, the report said.
Ahtem Cyigoz, the Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, was detained in January 2015 for participating in a rally in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, which took place in front of the Supreme Council of the Crimea on February 26, 2014, and was accused of mass riots.
He made these remarks during his visit to the Milli Mejlis (the Parliament of Azerbaijan) on Saturday.
10) More surprisingly, members of the Mejlis even accused him of falsifying statements against one of the founders of the organization, the once partisan Osman Bekir Osmanovich.
E Mrs Akja Nurberdiyeva, Chairperson of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan along with a delegation called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House Wednesday.
This fast-moving, somewhat ephemeral interface operates, in fact, as a kind of virtual mejlis, or salon, not unlike those that the philanthropist and poet Natavan made possible more than a century earlier.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukrainian nationalists and activists of the so-called Crimean Tatar Mejlis recently began to receive reinforcements in the face of right-wing members of the Turkish terrorist group 'Grey Wolves'.