Published On: Sat, Nov 16th, 2019
Published in Category: Islamabad

Shafqat Mehmood elected President of UNESCO’s prestigious Education Commission

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood has been unanimously elected as President of UNESCO’s prestigious Education Commission in Paris.

Speaking after the election, the Minister termed it as an honor for Pakistan and an acknowledgement of its commitment to UNESCO’s work in the field of education.

The Minister said being the President of UNESCO’s Education Commission, he would work closely with all delegations in a constructive manner in pursuance of UNESCO’s objectives.

The minister separately held bilateral meetings with Ministers of Education of Bangladesh, Norway and Tunisia. He also met Assistant Director Generals of UNESCO for Education and Culture.