India elected as chair of the Asian election body

The decision to elect India as the AAEA's next Chair was made at an Executive Board and General Assembly meeting in Manila, Philippines.

India elected as chair of the Asian election body
Courtesy: PIB India.

India was unanimously elected as the new chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) for 2022-2024 at the organization's general assembly and executive board meeting in Manila, Philippines, according to a news release issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday.

Countries like Russia, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Taiwan, and the Philippines are the recently added members of the Executive board.