The 53rd General Assembly of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) kicked off in the Azerbaijani parliament on Thursday.

The agenda of the General Assembly includes a wide range of issues to be discussed at the meetings of the committees on economy, trade, technology and ecology, culture, education, as well as social, legal and political affairs.

Representatives of numerous international organizations, as well as the groups of observers of parliaments from different countries along with the delegates from the member states attend the event.