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(2017-12-07) Members of the Asia Group at The Hague agreed last week to appoint Pakistan as a member of the Executive Council (EC) of Organization of prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for the term 2018-2020.

The decision was endorsed by the Conference of State Parties of the OPCW. The Conference also endorsed 3 other countries from Asia Group i.e. Indonesia. Iran and Iraq for membership of the Executive Council.

Pakistan enjoys the distinct honour of continuous membership of the OPCW Executive Council since the inception of OPCW in 1997. Pakistan continues to participate actively and contribute positively to the work of the OPCW in several areas.



Islamabad

07 December 2017