Pakistan re-elected to Executive Board of UNESCO for 4 years

08:39 AM | 21 Nov, 2019
Pakistan re-elected to Executive Board of UNESCO for 4 years
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PARIS - Pakistan has been re-elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Pakistan has been re-elected for the next four-year term and 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 the Executive Board are elected by UNESCO’s General Conference according to a system of the regional grouping.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, in a tweet, has congratulated Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin-ul-Haq and his team and said that 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.