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Dhaka elected chairperson of IOCINDIO

Diplomatic Correspondent

20 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Dhaka elected chairperson of IOCINDIO

Bangladesh has been elected as the chairperson of the IOC Regional Committee for the Central Indian Ocean (IOCINDIO). 

Secretary (Maritime Affairs Unit) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Rear Admiral (Retd) Md Khurshed Alam has been elected the chairperson of the organisation for the May 2021-May 2023 term.

The election was held at the concluding day of the three-day virtual meeting of the eighth session of the IOCINDIO-VIII on Wednesday, said the Foreign Ministry.

Mentionable, Dr Saif Mohammed Al Ghais from the UAE and Maryam Ghaemi from Iran were also elected as the vice-chairpersons of the body.