The maldives ‘ foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid was appointed as the President of the 76th session of the UN general Assembly on Friday, with 143 votes on 191 votes cast.
The 193-member general Assembly on Tuesday, in order to elect the President, to the presidency of the 76th session of the UN and its agencies, which will begin in September this year.
In this competition, in order to participate in the election, Mr. Witness, as well as the former Minister of foreign affairs of Afghanistan, Dr. Zalmay Rassoul, received 48 votes.
The permanent mission of India to the united nations wrote on twitter that he heartily congratulate the Minister of foreign affairs of the Maldives @abdulla_shahid, on the one hand, the victory, and the seçilməmişdən 76, the President of the UN general Assembly.
I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to the foreign Minister of the Maldives @abdulla_shahid on his convincing victory, and the seçilməmişdən 76, the President of the UN general Assembly.
In accordance with the rules and regulations set out by the regional rotation, the President of the 76th general assembly was to be selected from the Group of countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Mr. Witness, instead of a Turkish diplomat, Volkan Bozkir, was the President of the UN general Assembly, on the 75 th session, which took place in the midst of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.
The president of the general assembly are elected annually by secret ballot by a simple majority vote of the general assembly.
The presidency of the general assembly, is held, in turn, is among the five regional groups – the Group of Asian States, the Group of Eastern european States, the countries of Latin america and the Caribbean, and the Group of African states, the Group of Western european and other states.
Traditionally, the regional group shall agree on a candidate, for gifts, or to nominate him / her for re-election as the President of the general assembly, which opens up the possibility of election by acclamation.
India has already said that, by the strong support of Mr. Anthony’s candidacy for the presidency of the 76th session of the UN general Assembly has declared that it is a well-prepared for the presidency of the general assembly of the world’s 193 member states.
Minister of foreign affairs S. Jaishankar, in his speech during a joint press conference with his as Well as the Male equivalent of February in the year, praised for his extensive diplomatic experience, and leadership skills.
From this point of view, he will once again state that he is in strong support of the candidacy of foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid is for the office of the President of the 76th session of the UN general Assembly by next year.
Jaishankar said that the foreign minister, a Witness, with his extensive diplomatic experience, and leadership skills, in our opinion, the most well-prepared for the presidency of the general assembly of 193 countries in the world. We are going to work together in order to make it a reality. We would very much like to work together with you during the course of our membership in the UN security council in 2021-22.
India, who are currently serving in 2021-22 term, as a non-permanent member of the powerful UN security council (unsc) will hold the 15-nation UN’s presidency of the council Aug.
In November of last year, foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, while on a visit to St. Petersburg, russia, has said that the Maldives will play an even greater role in the united nations, in order to support and validate the India’s candidature to the post of the President of the 76th session of the UN general Assembly.