MALDIVES REQUESTS ZAMBIA 'S SUPPORT FOR UN SECURITY COUNCIL CANDIDATURE

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STATEMENT ON MALDIVES REQUEST FOR UN SECURITY COUNCIL CANDIDATURE FOR RELEASE TO THE MEDIA ON JUNE 7, 2017

MALDIVES has requested Zambia to support its candidature to the United Nations Security Council for the term 2019-2020 on a non-permanent member basis.

Maldives Ambassador to India AHMED MOHAMED says his country is looking for support from friendly countries like Zambia.

He says Maldives is vying for the representation of the Asia Pacific region adding that the country has been a member of the UN for over fifty-one years.

MR. MOHAMED said this when he called on Zambia’s High Commissioner to India JUDITH KAPIJIMPANGA in New Delhi, India.

And Zambia’s High Commissioner to India JUDITH KAPIJIMPANGA says she will deliver the message to higher authorities in Zambia.

Mrs. KAPIJIMPANGA says Zambia stands ready to work with countries that promote peace as a foundation for development.

The powerful 15-member United Nations Security Council is responsible for maintaining international peace and security consisting of five permanent members with veto power – the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, and China – and 10 non-permanent members elected by the General Assembly on a rotating basis by geographic region.

This is according to a statement released by First Secretary Press and Tourism at the Zambian Mission in New Delhi, India, Bangwe Naviley.

 

Issued by:

Bangwe Naviley

First Secretary Press and Tourism

ZAMBIA HIGH COMMISSION

New Delhi, India 

 

Mobile: +918527745134

E-mail: bnaviley@gmail.com



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