The Sultanate of Oman won the membership of the United Nations Economic and Social Council for the period (2022-2024), with the support of the majority of member states during the elections held yesterday at the United Nations headquarters in New York. According to a press release issued by the Sultanate’s embassy in Cairo.
Dr. Mohammed bin Awad Al-Hassan, Permanent Representative of the Sultanate to the United Nations, stressed that this victory is another place that Oman takes on the international stage, and said: “Membership in this important international council will be used to develop the economic and social sectors within the Oman 2040 vision.”
This strong and prominent support from the international community for the Sultanate of Oman in this most prominent economic and social forum comes in recognition of the Sultanate’s role and position at the international level.
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is the third highest international body after the General Assembly and the Security Council, and it oversees the economic and social plans of UN member states.