India has been elected to the highest statistical body of the UN for a four-year term beginning January 1 next year.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said this on Twitter.
"India elected to the highest UN statistical body for a 4-year term beginning on 1 January 2024! Congrats Team @IndiaUNNewYork for coming through so strongly in a competitive election," he said.
Jaishankar said India's expertise in the field of statistics, diversity and demography has earned it the seat on the UN Statistical Commission.
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First Published: Apr 05 2023 | 11:23 PM IST