India’s Tirumurti presides over UNSC meeting
India’s Permanent Representative T.S. Tirumurti ...
India’s Permanent Representative T.S. Tirumurti started his leadership of the Security Council in early August, presiding over sessions setting the agenda for the month and adopting a consensus statement on the ending of the joint UN and African Union operation in Darfur.
Briefing reporters at the stakeout outside the Council chamber, MrTirumurti said that it was a proud moment for him and for India to assume the presidency of the Council. In his first official act, he read out a consensus presidential statement on the ending of the UN-African Union Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), noting the successful completion of its mandate set by the Council in 2014.
He thanked the participants in the operation for their contributions and their cooperation.