Jakarta (ANTARA) - ASEAN parliaments have committed to encouraging the implementation of the resolutions reached at the 44th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) General Assembly.

Deputy head of the Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Agency (BKSAP) of the House of Representatives (DPR) Putu Supadma Rudana delivered the remarks in a statement received here on Friday.

"After the resolutions are approved, what's next? All AIPA countries must immediately implement these resolutions because the commitment of this general assembly is actually the aspiration of the entire ASEAN community," he said.

Thirty resolutions have been approved by the ASEAN parliaments at the AIPA, including those on issues of political stability, the issue of Myanmar, and the South China Sea, he highlighted.

"Of course, we will hand over these aspirations to the respective governments to immediately implement what is needed to be able to provide strengthening of prosperity, stability, solidity, and peace in the ASEAN region," he said.

According to Rudana, the general assembly has also agreed to expedite the green economy transition, develop technological innovation for sustainable development and growth, and ensure energy and water security.

He also highlighted that ASEAN parliaments need to monitor other issues discussed by each committee of the 44th AIPA General Assembly, including gender equality, youth involvement, palm oil and nickel issue, the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and sustainable development goals (SDGs).

As per the report on the results of the organizational committee of the general assembly, it has been agreed that ASEAN nations must be solid, look after each other, and work together to safeguard the region, including by strengthening ASEAN interests through their parliaments, he noted.

He further said that the delegates who participated in the 44th general assembly signed a joint communiqué and agreed that ASEAN has an important role in maintaining regional peace and global stability.

The 44th AIPA General Assembly was held as part of the DPR's chairmanship of AIPA in 2023, in line with Indonesia's ASEAN chairmanship.

The general assembly was held in Jakarta from August 7 to August 9, 2023, with the theme "Responsive Parliaments for a Stable and Prosperous ASEAN."

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