Thursday, October 7, 2010

Dr Hamadoun Touré Re-elected Secretary-General of ITU

Dr Hamadoun Touré of Mali has been re-elected as Secretary-General of ITU for a second four-year term. The election took place in Guadalajara, Mexico during the morning Plenary session of the 18th ITU Plenipotentiary Conference. Dr Touré won the position with 151 votes, with 157 countries present and voting. He contested the position unopposed.

During the same morning Plenary session, Houlin Zhao of China was re-elected Deputy Secretary-General with 155 votes. His election was also unopposed.


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