Iran chairs UNIDO Program and Budget Committee

Photo: Iran chairs UNIDO Program and Budget Committee / Iran

Azerbaijan, Baku, May.24/ Trend F.Karimov/

Iran has been appointed as the head of the Program and Budget Committee the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), IRNA reported.

Ali-Asghar Soltanieh, the representative of Iran to international organizations based in Vienna, will be in the position for a one-year period.

UNIDO is a specialized agency in the United Nations system, headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

The Organization's primary objective is the promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries with economies in transition and the promotion of international industrial cooperation. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group.

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