Pakistan elected unopposed on Commonwealth Board of Governors 

Pakistan elected unopposed on Commonwealth Board of Governors 
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ISLAMABAD: (APP) Pakistan has been elected unopposed to the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Board of Governors for the term 2016-2018, the Foreign Office announced on Friday.

The Executive Committee , comprising a select group of member countries, is an important body of the Commonwealth Secretariat and is mandated to oversee all matters related to finance, personnel and administration of the Commonwealth Secretariat .

The body also makes policy recommendations, reviews and finalises plans and budget for presentation to the Board of Governors.

Pakistan is one of the founding members of the Commonwealth and is committed to furthering its core values. Pakistan is also a member of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group and the Executive Committee of Commonwealth Foundation.

The election for the Executive Committee was held during the annual meeting of the Board of Governors.

 

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