The UN General Assembly, on Tuesday, elected Csaba Korosi, a high Hungarian diplomat, as President of the 77th session.
Korosi will substitute the present President of the General Assembly, Abdullah Shahid of Maldives, who presided over the 76th session.
Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly, Ms Paulina Greer, introduced this at a information convention at UN headquarters in New York.
Greer stated Member States elected Ambassador Csaba Kőrösi of Hungary because the President of the 77th session of the General Assembly this morning.
“President-elect Kőrösi was elected by acclimation, that means with no vote,’’ she stated.
Reacting to the election, the spokesperson stated the present President, Abdulla Shahid, expressed his honest congratulations and wished him and his workforce the perfect.
Greer stated the General Assembly additionally elected 16 new Vice-Presidents (VPs) of the General Assembly for the 77th session, who will serve of their nationwide capability.
According to her, the 21 elected VPs are elected to the next patterns.
“Six representatives from African States: Benin, Burundi, Kenya, Mauritania, Niger and Zimbabwe.
“Five representatives from Asia-Pacific States; One consultant from an Eastern European State and three representatives from Latin American and Caribbean States.
“Others are from two representatives from Western European or different States; 5 representatives from the everlasting members of the Security Council.’’
Korosi, 64, who was Hungary’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York between 2010 and 2014, is at the moment the Director for Environmental Sustainability on the Office of the President of Hungary.
Pakistan welcomed Korosi’s election on behalf of the Asia-Pacific States Group and warranted him of full help of the group.
“We are assured that given his huge expertise and distinguished profession within the subject of diplomacy, he would make a optimistic contribution to the success of the Assembly’s upcoming session,” Ambassador Aamir Khan, Acting Pakistan Permanent Representative to the UN, stated. (NAN)