Ecuadorean Minister elected president of 73rd UNGA | Pakistan News Digest

Ecuadorean Minister elected president of 73rd UNGA

Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa has been elected president of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly.

Espinosa defeated Ambassador Mary Elizabeth Flores Flake of Honduras by 128 votes to 62, with two abstentions.

Espinosa will become the fourth woman ever to hold the UNGA presidency and the first since Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa, from Bahrain, in 2006-2007.

Espinosa will assume the position in September at the start of the 73rd UN General Assembly.

Source: Radio Pakistan

   

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