Pakistan re-elected to Executive Council of OPCW

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands: Pakistan has been re-elected to the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for the term 2020-2022, reports DND News Agency.

The elections were hold on November 28 at the annual Conference of the States Parties being held in The Hague, The Netherlands.

The OPCW, with 193 Countries as its members, is world’s foremost chemical weapons watchdog.

The Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ambassador Shujjat Ali Rathore represented Pakistan in the Executive Council. The Executive Council is the principal policy-making organ of the OPCW, which is responsible for supervising the effective implementation of and compliance with the Convention.

The re-election of Pakistan in the 41 members Executive Council is a testament to Pakistan’s proactive role at the OPCW. It also reaffirms the confidence of the member states in Pakistan’s ability to provide effective leadership and impetus to the world of the OPCW.

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