126 to 46 votes, India’s candidate secures key UN committee post

Vidisha Maitra

New Delhi, Nov 07: Vidisha Maitra, a career diplomat has been elected in a closely contested battle to a key United Nations Committee that controls both the financial and budgetary purse of the world body.

Maitra is posted as a first secretary in the permanent mission to the UN in New York. Maitra was elected to the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) by 126 to 46 votes. 

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