February 23, 2018
36th Ordinary Meeting of the Forum of Presiding Officers of Central America and the Caribbean Basin (FOPREL)
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Honourable Laura Tucker-Longsworth, is in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, attending the 36th Ordinary Meeting of the Forum of Presiding Officers of Central America and the Caribbean Basin (FOPREL). The Honourable Tucker-Longsworth, who chaired FOPREL for one year, officially handed over the Pro tem Presidency to the Speaker of the Congress of Honduras, the Honourable Mauricio Oliva Herrera. The official handing over ceremony was held this morning and had the participation of member countries like El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, and Mexico.
At the meeting, the Presiding Officers of FOPREL also signed eight Resolutions in terms of the work of FOPREL in relation to its Interparliamentary Committees.
Accompanying the Honourable Madam Speaker are the President of the Senate, the Honourable Lee Mark Chang and the Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly, Mrs. Clarita Pech.