Afghanistan Now A Member Of UN Economic And Social Council

Kabul: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday that Afghanistan has become a member of the UN Economic and Social Council for a four-year term after the recent UN elections with 181 votes.

According to the statement, Afghanistan’s membership in the United Nations Economic and Social Council is of particular importance as Afghanistan’s relations with the world enters a new phase politically and economically.

The Council is one of the six main pillars of the United Nations Economic and Social Policy Management. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also said that in addition to the post of member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council, Afghanistan had nominated its candidate for the presidency of the 76th General Assembly of the organization. However, the ministry said that the candidate of the Republic of Maldives has won the election.

The Ministry in a statement also thanked all the countries that had voted for Afghanistan to join the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

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