India Re-Elected As Member Of ITU Council Till 2022


India Re-Elected As Member Of ITU Council Till 2022

Highlights:

  • India has been elected as a member of the International Telecommunications Union Council (ITU) for another 4-year term - from 2019 to 2022.
  • The elections to the Council were held during the ongoing ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 at Dubai.
  • India secured 165 votes and ranked third among the 13 countries elected to the council from the Asia-Australasia region, and eighth among the 48 countries elected to the council globally. 
  • The ITU has 193 member states who elect representatives to the council.
  • This is a recognition of the role our country plays in the area of Telecom and ICT on the global stage 
  • The presence of India in the council of global body will help the country have its say at a time when global standards for technology will be freezed and currently work is going on around 5G standards.
  • India has been an active member of the ITU since 1869, earnestly supporting the development and propagation of telecom in the global community of nations.
  • The country has been a regular member of the ITU Council since 1952, and has played an important role in harmonising the contributions of member states from the region, always respecting the principles of equality and consensus-building. 



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