UNESCO: (Pakistan becomes UNESCO’s Executive Board member)

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan secured the seat of executive board member by getting 135 votes out of 183 total votes (casted). The victory is being seen as recognition by the world of principled stand taken by the Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif and his government on various issues of international significance.

It’s a matter of great privilege and honour for Pakistan, says a press release issued here on Thursday. Pakistan will now be able to get unique and exclusive opportunities to contribute towards the policies of UNESCO in the domain of education, culture and social uplift.