Saudi Arabia re-elected member of the UN Human Rights Council

الثلاثاء 1435/1/9 هـ الموافق 2013/11/12 م واس
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New York, Muharram 9, 1435, Nov 12, 2013, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was re-elected today for the third term in a row as member of the UN Human Rights Council.
During a secret balloting, a majority of 140 gave Saudi Arabia a seat in the 47-member council for the term from 2014 -2016.
Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Ma’alami, Saudi Arabia's permanent representative to the United Nations, said the Kingdom's election to the Human Rights Council for the third time in a row is yet another confirmation of its pioneering role in the council and the service of human rights issues.
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22:06 LOCAL TIME 19:06 GMT