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Pakistani nominee Khalid Mehboob has been elected as chairperson of Food and Agriculture Organization Council in UN.

In the first round of voting, Khalid Mehboob secured 64 votes. The candidate from Slovakia got 32, Cyprus 26, and Indonesia 19 votes.

Before the second round of voting, Indonesia, Slovakia and Cyprus withdrew in favor of Pakistan and Khalid Mehboob was declared as elected.

Pakistan lastly held this position in 1955.

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