Maleeha Lodhi elected as vice president of UN’s economic arm

Pakistan’s ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi was on Thursday collectively elected vice presidents of the Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc), the economic arm of the United Nations.

Maliha Lodhi, who was elected by acclamation after her standing was endorsed by the 54-member body, will assume the Asia Pacific seat in the Ecosoc bureau.

Along with Lodhi, Permanent Representative of Armenia to the UN Mher Margaryan (representing Eastern European states) and Deputy Permanent Representative of Mexico Juan Sandoval Mendiolea (representing Latina American and Carribean states) were also elected. The election for the vice president for African states will be held later.

Maliha Lodhi UN

Maliha Lodhi UN

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