The ICDO organs are; the General Assembly, the Executive Council and the Permanent Secretariat, which carry out various functions with regard to said activities of the organization.
About 40 countries belonging to various parts of the world are members of the ICDO. Pakistan is a regular member of this organization and it came into its fold in 1974. At present Pakistan is enjoying the prestigious position of the Presidentship of the said Organization. Pakistan has been elected twice to this position consecutively.
The ICDO have declared March 1, 1991 as a Civil Defence Day. All member countries of ICDO and non-member countries all over the world are celebrating this day on the appeal of this Organization. The aim of celebrating Civil Defence Day is to project the cause of Civil Defence amongst the masses and to give an in-sight about the concept of civil defence volunteer\'s participation in National Defence.
(Contributed: Directorate General, Civil Defence, Islamabad)
To commemorate the occasion Pakistan Post Office is issuing a commemorative postage stamp of Rs. 7/- denomination on March 1, 1991.