India won election to United Nations Board of Auditors

UN Board of Auditors: Shashi Kant Sharma elected as United Nations Board of Auditors.

India on November 1, 2013 won a crucial election to the UN Board of AuditorsShashi Kant Sharma with its nominee Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Shri Shashi Kant Sharma.

Shashi Kant Sharma won 124 votes out of the total 186 cast in the General Assembly’s Fifth Committee on Administrative and Budgetary questions. India won by a comfortable margin against its closest contender the Philippines, which got 62 votes.

Having obtained the required majority and the largest number of votes, Shashi Kant Sharma will be appointed to the UN Board of Auditors for a six year term beginning on 1 July 2014.

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