Bangladesh elected Unicef executive board member

Bangladesh has been elected member in the executive board of United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) for the next three years.

After a vote among the country members held at United Nation’s headquarters, the membership of Bangladesh was announced yesterday, according to a foreign ministry press release.

Expressing his gratitude to the UN country members, AK Abdul Momen, ambassador and permanent representative of Bangladesh to the UN, said Bangladesh has achieved the recognition through its development in women and children sectors during the Awami League-led government.

Apart from this, Bangladesh is also member of more than 40 committees of the UN.