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Nepal elected as UNICEF's executive board member

Kathmandu, Jan 11: Nepal has been elected to the UNICEF Executive Board, representing the group of Asia-Pacific countries for the term 2016-2018.

Nepal's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Durga Prasad Bhattarai, has also been unanimously elected as Vice-President to the Bureau of the Executive Board yesterday, according to Nepal's Permanent Mission to the UN in New York.

With its election to the United Nations Children's Fund, Nepal has got another chance to contribute to the work of the UN, this time in providing strategic guidance to its agency specialising in the children's causes.

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