Thursday, November 3, 2011

Pakistan re-elected to UNESCO executive board



Full Story: The Express Tribune 3 November 2011


Pakistan has been re-elected as member of the UNESCO executive board with 156 out of 186 Tuesday. Five countries abstained while 25 votes were declared invalid. No vote was cast against Pakistan. The seat for Pakistan comes with 50 more votes in its favour than 2007 election to the seat.
The other countries elected from Asia-Pacific group are Indonesia, Thailand, Korea, Papua New Guinea and Afghanistan.

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