Pakistan re-elected to Unesco’s Executive Board for 4-year term

PARIS: Pakistan has been re-elected to the executive board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation for the next four-year term.
Pakistan secured 154 votes out of 180 cast in an election held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
Pakistan enjoys the distinction of being a continuous member of the UNESCO Executive Board since 1978.
The members of executive board are elected by UNESCO’s General Conference according to a system of regional grouping.
Meanwhile, in a tweet, the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi congratulated Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin-ul-Haq and his team.
He said Pakistan’s election to the UNESCO Executive Board is a testimony to its stellar contributions in promoting International cooperation in the fields of education, science and culture. – NNI

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