Ahmad Shahidov, Head of the Azerbaijani Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (AIDHR) visited Lithuanian Seimas, Parliament in Vilnius on September 26. Being received by Leonard Talmont, Chairman of the Committee on Human Rights (CHR) of Lithuanian Seimas, Mr. Shahidov familiarized himself with the activities carried out by Lithuanian Parliament and revived information on juridical projects prepared by the Human Rights Committee.
Providing detailed information with respect to the organization under his leadership, Mr. Shahidov inquired about rights of ethnic minorities and stateless person in Lithuania and measures implemented by the government in this direction. Answering all questions asked by the Head of AIDHR Leonard Talmont, for his part, noted that rights and freedoms of citizens are ensured by the legislation of Lithuanian Republic and he put a special emphasize on his being Polish by origin.
Aftermath, the sides had discussions on issue of mutual cooperation between AIDHR and Lithuanian Parliament and an agreement has been made on exchanging experiencing.