On 21th November 2008, the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries was established on the initiative of Kazakhstan`s President N.Nazarbayev and members are Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey.
Official languages of organization are state languages of its members and English as additional.
TurkPA Secretariat is headed by Secretary General Zh.Asanov with headquarters in Baku.
In TurkPA, there are 4 permanent commissions: commission on legal issues and international relations, commission on social, cultural and humanitarian issues, commission on economic cooperation and commission on environment and natural resources.
6th plenary session of TurkPA was held on december 4, 2015 in Astana.