India pledges contributions of USD 13.36 mln for UN agencies, development activities


India pledges contributions of USD 13.36 mln for UN agencies, development activities By Yoshita Singh United Nations, Nov 6 (PTI) India pledged contributions of USD 13.36 million for the various UN agencies and development activities, emphasising that the world organisation should have the necessary resources to finance its activities in a balanced manner.

During the 2018 United Nations Pledging Conference for Development Activities here Monday, First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Mahesh Kumar said India has been a regular contributor to the UN since its founding and believes that the UN should have the necessary resources to finance its activities, in an appropriate and balanced manner.

India’s pledged contributions include USD 4.5 million to the UN Development Programme, five million dollars to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Near East, USD 1.92 million to the World Food Programme. Read More

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