18 states elected into UN Economic and Social Council

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18 states elected into UN Economic and Social Council

ISLAMABAD-Eighteen states have been elected into UN Economic and Social Council, the coordinating body for economic and social work of UN agencies and funds.

Elected were Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Nigeria and Zimbabwe from Africa; Indonesia, Japan and Solomon Islands from Asia-Pacific; Bulgaria from Eastern Europe; Argentina, Bolivia, Guatemala and Mexico from Latin America and the Caribbean; Austria, Britain, France, Germany and Portugal from Western Europe.

They were elected for a three-year term beginning on Jan 1, 2021.