About PUIC

DATE OF ESTABLISHMENT

17 June 1999 (The Founding Conference of the PUIC held in Tehran, decided to establish the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States (PUIC) with the Permanent Headquarters in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.)

SECRETARY GENERAL

H.E. Prof. Dr. Mahmud Erol KILIC from Turkey is the Secretary General of the PUIC from 1st May, 2008. He was elected by the 2nd Extraordinary Session of the PUIC Council held on 24th March, 2008. He has been reelected for second term of 4 years starting from 1st May 2012, in the 14th session of the PUIC General Committee, held in Palembang, Republic of Indonesia, on 28 – 29 January 2012.

H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Ahmed Auf was the first Secretary General of the PUIC. He served two terms from 1st March, 2000 to 30th April, 2008

MEMBERSHIP

52 parliaments are the Members of the Union

OBSERVERS

21 regional / international organizations and parliaments are Observers of the Union

OFFICIALS OF THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT OF THE PUIC

H.E. Ambassador Ali Asghar Mohammadi Sijani, Assistant Secretary General. He joined from 1st April, 2008. He has been reelected for second term of 4 years starting from 1st April 2012, in the 14th session of the PUIC General Committee, held in Palembang, Republic of Indonesia, on 28 – 29 January 2012.

(H.E. Mr. Mohammad Peyrovi was the first PUIC Assistant Secretary General. He served two terms from March, 2001 to 31st March 2008.) H.E. Ambassador Siddiq Abuagla, Director of Cabinet.
Mr. Zahid Hassan Qureshi, Director of Conferences.

LEGAL DOCUMENT OF THE UNION

The Statute of the PUIC which was adopted by the Founding Conference held in Tehran on 15 to 17 June, 1999. The Statute was amended by the 2nd Extraordinary Session of the PUIC Conference held in Abu Dhabi on 19 January, 2011

HEADQUARTER’S ADDRESS

General Secretariat of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States
No.34 Pesyan Street, Corner of Moghaddas Ardabili Street, Zafaranieh, Tehran – Zip Code: 198633553

POSTAL ADDRESS

P.O. Box No.19395-3851, Tehran
TELEPHONE NUMBERS
(9821) 2241-8860 to 62
FAX NUMBERS
(9821) 2241-8859 and 2241-8858
E-MAIL ADDRESS
g.s@puic.org
WEB SITE
www.puic.org