An overwhelming majority of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) re-elected Pakistan to physique’s Committee for Programme and Coordination (CPC) after 52 of the 54 members voted to retain Pakistan as a member.
“This overwhelming support constitutes 96% of the total tally,” learn an announcement issued by the Foreign Office.
“Pakistan’s reelection to the CPC is a resounding validation of Pakistan’s meaningful engagement within the United Nations as well as its contributions in the areas of international economic cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” it added.
According to the Foreign Office, the committee works because the “main subsidiary organ of ECOSOC and the UN General Assembly for Planning, Programming and Coordination of the work of the United Nations”.
Furthermore, the CPC is tasked with reviewing UN programmes and recommending to the UN Secretary General how “legislative mandates” could be translated into “programmatic activities”, stated the assertion.
It famous that Pakistan has been a member of the committee comprising 34 nations since 1973 and with this reelection will serve it for one more three years — from 2021 to 2023.
“Pakistan’s presence at the Committee will help us contribute to the effective formulation of the programmes and budget planning of the United Nations,” stated the Foreign Office.
The assertion additional noticed that Pakistan can be at present serving because the President of ECOSOC on the United Nations “which is one of the principal organs of the UN and the central platform for economic and social development, forging consensus and coordinating efforts to achieve internationally agreed development goals”.
Pakistan is hopeful that with the relection to the committee, it’s going to “continue to work hand-in-hand with the international community for promoting the shared goals of international cooperation and economic and social development, as enshrined in the UN Charter”, the assertion concluded by saying.