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Pakistan elected as member of UNESCO Executive Board

UNESCOLahore: Pakistan has been elected as  member of UNESCO Executive Board here this evening. Out of total of 183 votes  Pakistan secured  135   votes.  The victory is being seen as a recognition by the world  of principled stand taken by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Government  on various international issues.
The embassy of Pakistan in Paris undertook a year long extensive lobbying campaign for this election. As result of its election to UNESCO Executive Board member, Pakistan will get unique and exclusive opportunities to influence its policies towards educational, cultural and social uplift, safety of journalists and freedom of expression of Asia Pacific Region.

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