India as we speak assumed the rotating Presidency of the United Nations Safety Council for the month of August. It has a number of vital objects on its agenda for the world physique’s functioning beneath this era, particularly these specializing in areas of its core pursuits.
That is India’s tenth tenure. To this point it has been President of the physique 9 instances: June 1950, September 1967, December 1972, October 1977, February 1985, October 1991, December 1992, August 2011, and November 2012.
Flagging off its tenure, India thanked France, its speedy predecessor within the place, for main the Council in July.
“Throughout our Presidency in August, India is organising three high-level signature conferences, specializing in our precedence areas: maritime safety, peacekeeping, and counterterrorism,” India’s Everlasting Consultant to the UN, Ambassador TS Tirumurti, mentioned in a video message straight from the Safety Council.
“India can even be organising a solemn occasion within the reminiscence of peacekeepers,” he mentioned.
The Council, he mentioned, plans a number of vital conferences, together with these with representatives of Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, and different nations of the middle-east.
“I am assured that India’s Presidency will contribute to strengthening worldwide peace and safety additional,” Ambassador Tirumurti mentioned.
He thanked France for heading the Safety Council in July and supporting India in its function on the earth physique.
— PR/Amb T S Tirumurti (@ambtstirumurti) August 1, 2021
Expressing happiness over India taking on the Safety Council Presidency, the French Ambassador in New Delhi, Emmanuel Lenain, mentioned his nation would work with India in tackling a number of points confronted by the world as we speak.
“Delighted that India is as we speak taking on #UNSC presidency from France. We’re dedicated to working with India on strategic points as maritime safety, peacekeeping & counter-terrorism, and upholding a rules-based, multilateral system to face as we speak’s many ongoing crises,” Ambassador Lenain tweeted.