Ghana wins Maldives votes

The foreign Minister of Maldives, Mr. Abdulla Shahid,

The clock is ticking to Friday, June 11, 2021 for the election of Africa’s representatives onto the UN Security Council non-permanent seat.

Ghana is working her way into the heart of many countries.

The latest country to throw her weight behind Ghana is Maldives. Maldives, on Monday, June 7, 2021 won the UN General Assembly’s presidency.

Maldives, is a small archipelagic state in South Asia situated in the Indian Ocean.

It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 700 kilometres from the Asian continent’s mainland.

The foreign Minister of Maldives, Mr. Abdulla Shahid, who had been elected as the President of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly pledged to vote for Ghana at a meeting with Ghana’s foreign minister, Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey at the UN headquarters in New York.

The presidency of Maldives at the UN General Assembly takes off in September 2021. Maldives won the presidency of the 76th UN General Assembly by 143 votes against 48 votes by Afghanistan.

Ghana supported the candidature of Maldives for the presidency of the 76th UN General assembly.

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