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Bangladesh elected to governing councils of 4 UNESCAP instts


By BSS
Published : 27 May 2022 09:20 PM

Bangladesh has been elected to the governing councils of all four regional institutions of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) for the period of 2022-25 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The election was held at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, Thailand as well as at the ESCAP Subregional Office for the Pacific, Suva, Fiji, and at the UN Compound, Beijing, China simultaneously on Thursday, a foreign ministry press release said Saturday.

Bangladesh is the only country besides India that is elected to the governing councils in all four regional institutions of UNESCAP.