Statement of the G-77 and China during the 34th resumed session
of the UNIDO Industrial Development Board (IDB), 2 September 2008, delivered
by H.E. Ambassador Shahbaz, Permanent Representative of Pakistan
Mr. President, (H.E. Ambassador Horacio Bazoberry, PR of Bolivia)
The Group of 77 and China takes note with appreciation of the information contained in document IDB.34/9/Add.1.
The Group highly appreciates the generous offer of the Federal Government of Nigeria to host the thirteenth session of the UNIDO General Conference scheduled from 7-11 December 2009 in Abuja, Nigeria.
The Group would also like to express its thanks to the Secretariat for its efforts, in pursuance of the Industrial Development Board's decision IDB.34/Dec.5.
The Group supports the holding of the thirteenth session of the General Conference of UNIDO from 7-11 December 2009 in Abuja, Nigeria.
The Group requests the Director-General to continue his consultations with the Government of Nigeria and keep the Member States informed of these consultations.
Thank you Mr. President.