As one of its first acts, the 15th regular session of the UN General Assembly, which opened in New York today, unanimously admitted 14 new States to membership in the United Nations. This brings the total number of States members of the UN to 96, almost double its original membership.
Here, between meetings, members of the Ghana delegation pose for a photograph. Several of the delegates’ wives were also present. Seen, from the left, are: Mr. J.B. Elliott; Mr. J.A. Braimah; Mr. A.C. Kuma; Mrs. Alex Quaison-Sackey; Mr. Krobo Edusei, Minister of Transport and Communications and Minister of State for Ceremonies; Mrs. Krobo Edusei; Mr. Alex Quaison-Sackey, Permanent Representative to the UN; Mrs. Susana El-Hassan, M.P.; Miss A. Christian; and Mrs. E. Abdallah.