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Is Pakistan a member of United Nations?

Is Pakistan a member of United Nations?

Pakistan at the United Nations. Pakistan joined the United Nations on September 30, 1947, just over a month after its independence. Pakistan is committed to a world in which upholding human dignity is the highest value and maintaining global peace a sacred duty.

Which country first recognized Pakistan in UNO?

After Pakistan gained its independence in August 1947, the Commonwealth were the first countries to recognize its sovereign status. The United States was the first non-Muslim country to recognize Pakistan and France was the first country where Pakistan’s flag was raised.

Why did Pakistan join the UN?

Pakistan felt that membership of the United Nations would help their conflict with India over Kashmir by drawing the international community’s attention to it. Also Pakistan took it upon itself to become a spokesman of many Asian states and movements, especially Muslim countries.

When did Pakistan become a member of the United Nations?

United Nations membership Represented by Dominion of Pakistan (1947–1956) Islamic Membership Full member Since 30 September 1947 ( 1947-09-30) UNSC seat Non-permanent

Who is Country Director for United Nations in Pakistan?

Before this position, Hubert Boirard worked as Country Director in the Asia and Pacific Division for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and in the Western and Central Africa division as Country Programme Manager for Niger, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Chad and the Central African Republic.

What kind of agencies does Pakistan participate in?

Pakistan in UN Agencies. Pakistan participates in all of the UN’s specialized agencies. These include: United Nations Development program (UNDP), the World Food Programme (WFP), the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Educational,…

How many times has Pakistan been elected to the UN Security Council?

Pakistan has been elected seven times (tied with Colombia) into the UN Security Council, with the most recent term in 2013. It is also one of the countries which has had a diplomat, Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, serve a term as the President of the United Nations General Assembly.