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India re-elected to International Maritime Organisation Council with highest tally

India re-elected to International Maritime Organisation Council with highest tally

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India was re-elected to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council with the highest tally at elections held at its Assembly in London on Friday for the 2024-25 biennium.

India was re-elected to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council with the best tally at elections held at its Assembly in London on Friday for the 2024-25 biennium.
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India was re-elected to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council with the best tally at elections held at its Assembly in London on Friday for the 2024-25 biennium.

India’s re-election falls below the Category of 10 states with “the largest interest in international seaborne trade”, alongside Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The Indian High Commissioner to the U.Ok., Vikram Doraiswami, stated the vote displays the federal government’s dedication to enhancing India’s numerous contributions to international maritime operations.

“We are delighted and humbled by the support of the international community at the International Maritime Organisation for India to continue to serve the global maritime domain,” stated Mr. Doraiswami, quickly after the election.

“Our re-election today in London, with the highest tally in the election, to the IMO Council in Category B, sustained a proud and unbroken record of India’s continuous service at IMO. It fully reflected appreciation of the high priority our government has attached, especially in recent years, to the rapid expansion and development of our domestic shipping sector and to enhancing India’s diverse contributions to global maritime operations,” he added.

The IMO is the premier physique that oversees the maritime sector, which in flip underpins worldwide commerce, transport and all maritime actions.

The council is the chief organ of IMO and is accountable, below the Assembly, for supervising the work of the organisation.

Between classes of the Assembly, the council performs the features of the Assembly, besides that of creating suggestions to governments on maritime security and air pollution prevention.

The thirty third Assembly of IMO is assembly on the IMO Headquarters in London between November 27 and December 6.

All 175 member states and three affiliate members are entitled to attend the Assembly, which is the IMO’s highest governing physique.

The intergovernmental organisations with which agreements of cooperation have been concluded and worldwide non-governmental organisations in consultative standing with IMO are additionally invited to attend.

The Assembly usually meets as soon as each two years in an everyday session. It is accountable for approving the work programme, voting the price range and figuring out the monetary preparations of the organisation.

It additionally elects the organisation’s 40-member council at these conferences for the following two-year interval.



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