The XII Conference of Speakers of Parliaments of the AII took place in Tirana from 27th to 28th of April under the Chairmanship of the Speaker of the Parliament of Albania , H.E. Ilir Meta .

After the opening Statement by President Meta , the Prime Minister of Albania , H.E. Edi Rama , took the floor for a welcoming address.

Both Sessions " Driving closer towards E U " and "Promoting sustainable Economic and Social prosperity of the AII Region" could profit from contributions by all participants :

H.E. Milorad Zivkovic, Speaker ( BiH)

H.E. Josip Leko , Speaker ( Croatia )

H.E. Vangelis Vasileios , Speaker ( Greece )

H.E. Suljo Mustafic , Vice Speaker ( Montenegro )

H.E. Mrs. Polanca Komar , Vice Speaker ( Slovenia )

Sen. Aldo Di Biagio ( Italy ) , representing the Speaker of the Italian Senate

The Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Serbia , Ms. Maja Gojkovic , recently appointed and engaged in institutional activities , sent a Message to colleagues , which was read by President Meta.

At the end of the Conference a " Joint Statement " was adopted deciding , inter alia, " to set up ad hoc Parliamentary Representations to follow the work of the AII and the progress of EUSAIR in close contact with the Permanent Secretariat " and calling upon the future Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina " to convene a meeting of the ad hoc Parliamentary Representatives to discuss on future concrete steps of the working agenda".