India on Monday began its two-year tenure as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) with the rustic’s Tricolour being put in on the indoor stakeout house all the way through a different rite on a wintry afternoon on the United Nations headquarters in New York City on Monday.
“This is a proud second for my nation and for my delegation,” Ambassador TS Tirumurti, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, mentioned.
“India comes into the Security Council as the most important democracy representing one 6th of humanity and with a powerful dedication to reformed multilateralism, rule of legislation, an excellent and equitable global device and to peace, safety and building. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, we stand united as one, sure via our ethos of democracy, pluralism and dedication to basic rights,” he mentioned.
Tirumurti framed India’s position as person who brings “human-centric and inclusive answers to issues of global peace and safety”.
“India shall be a voice for the growing global” he added, echoing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks eventually yr’s UNGA.
India will preside over the council as UNSC President in August 2021 and once more in 2022. The presidency of the UNSC is held via every member in flip for a month. Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway joined India in the most recent cohort of non-permanent UNSC participants.
Meanwhile, the United States welcomed India to the United Nations Security Council and mentioned it appears to be like ahead to operating over the shared pursuits in opposition to a relaxed, safe India-Pacific.
In a tweet, the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA), mentioned, “A brand new yr brings new alternatives to fortify relationships with previous pals and companions.”
“We welcome India to the UN Security Council and look ahead to operating with @IndiaUNNewYork (Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, New York) to advance our shared pursuits in a extra non violent, safe Indo-Pacific and global,” it added.