Dhaka elected to governing body of ILO
Two Asian countries and a top Indian executive have been elected as new members to the governing body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
Bangladesh, Singapore and the Chairman and CEO of Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited Yogendra Modi have been elected as deputy members of the ILO's Employers group.
Elections to the governing body are held every three years.
The chairperson of the governing body will be elected at its next session on June 13.
The vote took place during the annual International Labour Conference of the ILO in Geneva.
The governing body has 56 regular members and 66 deputy members. Ten of the regular government seats are permanently held by the states of chief industrial importance.
The governing body which is the executive body of the ILO, meets in March, June and November every year and takes decisions on ILO Policy, the agenda of the international labour conference and the draft programme of the organisation for submission to the conference.