Bangladesh elected to UN Human Rights Council

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DHAKA, Oct 12, 2018 (BSS) – Bangladesh has been elected a member to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council for 2019-21 term.

The election to the council was held today at the UN General Assembly in New York through direct and secret votes of the UN member states, according to a message received here.

Bangladesh was elected to the council by securing 178 votes, the message said.