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Pakistan Elected to UN Security Council for 2025-26 Term with Overwhelming Support


Thu 06 Jun 2024 | 10:59 PM
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Pakistan has achieved a significant diplomatic milestone by securing a seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the term 2025-26. The election, held at the UN General Assembly, saw Pakistan receiving an impressive 182 votes from member states, reflecting strong international support for its candidature.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed pride in Pakistan’s election to the UNSC, highlighting the overwhelming support as a testament to the international community’s confidence in Pakistan’s diplomatic standing. “Our election to the Council at this critical time bears testament to the international community’s confidence in Pakistan’s diplomatic standing as well as to our commitment to global peace and security,” Sharif stated. He emphasized Pakistan’s readiness to collaborate with the international community to tackle pressing global challenges, reaffirming the nation’s role in promoting peace, stability, and cooperation among nations.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar also extended his congratulations on Pakistan’s election as a non-permanent member of the UNSC. “My heartiest congratulations on Pakistan’s election as a non-permanent Member of the UN Security Council for the term 2025-26 with overwhelming support of 182 votes,” Dar remarked. He reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to upholding the UN Charter’s vision of preventing war, promoting peace, fostering global prosperity, and promoting universal respect for human rights.

Dar commended the excellent election campaign and teamwork by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Pakistan Mission to the UN, and all Pakistani missions abroad. “We remain determined to contributing effectively towards the maintenance of international peace and security in line with UNSC’s mandate,” he added.