Association of Former International Civil Servants elects new committee
The Associat ion of Former International Civil Servants ( AFICS) recently elected a new set of office bearers. AFICS was initiated by UNCTAD former Secretary- General, the late Dr. Gamani Corea, and ably supported by UN Under- Secretary- General, the late Amb. Dr. Jayantha Dhanapala, and late Amb. Dr. Vernon L. B. Mendis ( UNESCO) in the early phase of the Association. This Association has undertaken many charitable activities such as providing support for autistic children, providing spectacles and healthcare for senior citizens. AFICS will continue to publish a magazine on the UN System and hold meetings relevant to its members. Anyone who has served the United Nations or any other international organisation and is interested in joining AFICS may apply to the SecretaryGeneral Dr. Soma de Silva (UNICEF) and UNIDO Vice President Ranjith Withana.