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    Pakistan elected as titular member of the Governing Body of the International labour organization

    Chitral Times Report

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan was elected today as Regular member of the Governing Body (GB) of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Election took place virtually at the 109th session of International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva. Pakistan will be among the four newly elected Regular members from Asia – Pacific Group (ASPAG) for the term 2021-2024. The Governing Body is the premier policy and decision making body of the ILO, composed of 56 Regular members (28 Governments. 14 Employers and 14 Workers. Pakistan has previously been regular member of the executive arm of the ILO for seven terms since joining the organization in 1947. Pakistan’s election reflects the trust respond by the international community in Pakistan’s strong leadership credentials. Pakistan joins the Governing Body at a time when the World of Work has been hit hard. Mitigation the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic and revival of economic growth necessitates enhance international cooperation, dialogue and assistance. Pakistan will work with members of the GB and other constituents towards human-centered economic recovery, enhanced productive capacity and employment generation. In doing so, promotion of social justice, social protection, guided by the Government’s people-centered vision will be key areas of focus.

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