Pakistan re-elected to Executive Board of UNESCO

November 21, 2019

Pakistan has been re-elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 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 has 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.

NNR/Khokhar

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