GENEVA (APP) - Speaker, National Assembly, Dr Fehmida Mirza called for greater interaction and people to people contact with Japan and Belarus. She mentioned this during her separate meetings with Takahiro Yokomichi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan and Anatoly Rubinov, Chairman of the Council of the Republic of Belarus on the sidelines of the Third World Speakers conference being held here. In her meeting with the Japanese Speaker, she expressed gratitude for Japanese support to the Friends of Democratic Process and sought the early fulfillment of further commitment of support. The two speakers discussed various issues of mutual concern. During her meeting with the Chairman of the Council of the Republic of Belarus, Madam Speaker called for joint economic ventures between the two countries especially in the areas of agricultural product manufacturing. The Third World conference is being attended by a vast number of speakers of Parliaments from across the globe.