Wednesday, October 6, 2010

S. Korea wins 4th term as ICAO council member

South Korea was elected Tuesday as a member of the governing council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for a fourth consecutive term, Yonhap News Agency reported.

The vote was cast at the 37th session of the ICAO Assembly taking place in Montreal, Canada.

The country, which first joined the ICAO council in 2001, came in fourth place among 15 countries that wanted a seat in the Part III group that can elect 13 regional representatives to a three-year term.

The council deliberates on outstanding issues covering regulations and is charged with setting up new guidelines for the global civil aviation sector, according to Yonhap.

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