Pakistan reelected to the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

May 8, 2019 Off By Web Desk

Pakistan has been reelected to the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND). Pakistan secured the highest number of votes 48 out of 54 from the AsiaPacific Group.

The Commission membership will be for a fouryear term starting, 1 January 2020. Elections were held in New York at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Pakistan has served on the Commission for four decades since its establishment. The overwhelming support in this election is yet another vote of confidence by the international community in Pakistan’s leadership and its important role in the global policy discourse on the world drug problem.

Pakistan would continue to advocate dialogue and cooperation to address challenges related to narcotic drugs through a balanced, comprehensive and evidencebased approach.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government of Pakistan