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Bangladesh elected member of the UN Social Development

Staff Correspondent
UN Social Development
Bangladesh has been unanimously elected a member of the United Nations Commission on Social Development for the term 2023-27.

The election was held at the ECOSOC management meeting held at the UN headquarters on Wednesday.

According to the UN Permanent Mission to Bangladesh, in addition to Bangladesh, India and Saudi Arabia have been selected from the Asia-Pacific region.

The Social Development Commission is an affiliate of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC).

Rabab Fatima, Bangladesh's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, said after the election, Bangladesh has made significant strides in poverty alleviation and socio-economic development under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

This election is a manifestation of the international recognition of the indomitable development progress of Bangladesh.

Noting that Bangladesh always attaches great importance to the work of the Commission, Ambassador Fatima said, "As members of the Commission, we will make every effort to further enhance international cooperation in the field of socio-economic development by sharing our best practices."

The Social Development Commission is one of the main bodies of the United Nations. Which provides ECOSOC with social policy advice and follow-up on major social development issues. The commission consists of 46 members.
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