Even though the reigning monarch has a 17-year-old daughter, Princess Aiko, traditional imperial rules bar her from acceding
to the throne after her father's reign.
The Meeting held here on Friday with Senator Islamuddin Sheikh in the chair showed concerns about disparity in amount paid to ex-rulers of merged/ acceding
states and their dependents and said that dependents of Kalat Dir and Makran are getting very meagre amount while big amount is being paid Amir of Bahawalpur and Ex-Mir of Khairpur and others which is unfair and unjust.
To minimise these pressures, the EEA stressed that acceding
countries need to use the right combination of environmental instruments available under the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
The current relations between New Zealand and the eight Eastern European acceding
countries to the European Union are hardly better that at the time of 'mutual ignorance' (1945-89) when the Iron Curtain divided Europe (and the world) into two separate political and economic blocs.
The costs of participation in the EMU depend to a certain extent on the similarity between business cycles in the euro area and acceding
The ongoing price liberalization and deregulation and the Balassa-Samuelson effect will contribute to inflation differentials between the current euro-area member states and the acceding
'Botswana is setting a good example by acceding
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today Malaysia will thoroughly evaluate the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) before acceding
to pre-empt possible misgivings from Malaysians.
Ilyas Bilour also opposed the idea to pay amount to rulers of acceding
states and said that if government wants to give financial assistance to the rulers then there must be some fixed criteria and payment should not be on like or dislike basis.
Indeed, much of the detail regarding the application and implementation of the laws in the Acceding
Countries (e.g., detailed reporting requirements) remains unclear even after the accession announcement.
''ASEAN countries would like to call upon Australia and New Zealand to seriously consider acceding
to the Treaty.