India donated 5 lakh dollars to UN anti-terrorism fund

Saswat Tiwari United Nations. India has contributed 5 lakh dollars to the United Nations Anti-Terrorism Trust Fund. This step reflects India's unwavering commitment to support multilateral efforts in the global fight against terrorism.

May 8, 2024 - 17:53
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India donated 5 lakh dollars to UN anti-terrorism fund
India donated 5 lakh dollars to UN anti-terrorism fund

India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ruchira Kamboj on Tuesday handed over US$500,000 as the country's voluntary financial contribution to the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Trust Fund (CTTF) to Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Office on Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT).

This information has been given in a post on the official ‘X’ account of the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, New York. The post read: India has reinforced its commitment to global counter-terrorism initiatives and demonstrated its commitment to combat terrorism, particularly in Africa, by contributing US$500,000 to the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Trust Fund. Is.

The statement issued by the mission said that India attaches great importance to the work and mandate carried out by the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office in building the capacity of Member States to effectively deal with the threat of terrorism. The latest contribution reaffirms India's unwavering commitment to support UN-led multilateral efforts in the global fight against terrorism.

The statement said India's contribution will support UNOCT's global programs – primarily Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) and Countering Terrorist Travel Program (CTTP).

Let us tell you that dealing with the issue of the increasing threat of terrorism in Africa has been one of India's anti-terrorism priorities for the last few years. Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar committed to contribute to the trust fund during the special meeting of the Anti-Terrorism Committee held in New Delhi under the chairmanship of India in October 2022.
(Report. Shashwat Tiwari)

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