Resolution of Condolence on the Death of the Honourable Yasuhiro Nakasone

APPF28 RES 01

28th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum
13-16 January 2020

Resolution of Condolence on the Death of the Honourable Yasuhiro Nakasone

APPF28/RES/01

We the parliamentarians of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF), gathering in Canberra, Australia, for the 28th Annual Meeting of the APPF under the theme Parliamentary Partnerships for 2020 and Beyond:

Whereas the APPF lost its founder and Honorary President with the death of Yasuhiro Nakasone on 29 November 2019;

Whereas Mr Nakasone actively facilitated the establishment and development of the APPF and laid the ground for its underlying principles of inclusive commitment to constructive, respectful dialogue;

Whereas Mr Nakasone continued to support the organisation for 27 years;

Whereas Mr Nakasone was a member of the Japanese Diet from 1947–2003 and served as the Prime Minister of Japan from 1982–1987; and

Whereas Mr Nakasone played an important role in both Japanese domestic politics and international relations, becoming a leading elder statesman, now, therefore, be it

Resolved, that the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF), on behalf of its members:

1. Recognises his legacy in creating the APPF as a forum for peaceful and constructive dialogue between the parliaments of the Asia-Pacific region; and

2. Extends its sincerest condolences to Japan, the family of Mr Nakasone, and all APPF Member Countries.



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Resolution of Condolence on the Death of the Honourable Yasuhiro Nakasone

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