Prime minister Narendra Modi today expressed thanks and gratitude to the international community for India’s membership to the United Nations Security Council(UNSC). India secured 184 votes out of 192 ballots cast in the General Assembly to win the election. India’s
two-year term will begin from January 1, 2021.
“Deeply grateful for the overwhelming support shown by the global community for India’s membership of the UN Security Council,” Modi wrote on Twitter. “India will become a member of the United Nations Security Council at a critical juncture and that we are confident than within the Covid- and therefore the post-Covid world India will still provide leadership and a replacement orientation for a reformed multilateral system,” he added.
This is the eighth time that India will be placed in the UN high table, which also includes 5 permanent members and 10 non-permanence members.
Along with India, Norway, Mexico, Ireland also won the Security Council elections on Wednesday.
“India will work with all member countries to market, global peace, security, resilience and equity,” Modi added.
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