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India is new Chair of poll management bodies of South Asia

NEW DELHI: Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Friday took over as the new Chair of Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA) for the year 2020 at the annual meeting of poll management bodies of SAARC countries.
Arora took over from outgoing Chair K M Nurul Huda of Bangladesh
Pakistan was not invited to the event due to strain in bilateral ties of the two countries following India's decision on Jammu and Kashmir, according to officials.
The Election Commission also signed an agreement with the Independent National Electoral Commission of Afghanistan for cooperation in the field of election management on the sidelines of the international conference on 'Strengthening Institutional Capacity' on Friday.
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