Ban Thanks UAE For Supporting UN Work
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday toured Hall No 17 at the UN headquarters in Europe, which is being completely refurbished through a donation from the UAE.
Ban Ki-moon was accompanied by Obaid Salem Al Za’abi, UAE’s Permanent Representative to the UN’s European headquarters and other international organisations in Geneva. Ban Ki-moon and Al Za’abi inspected the work, and viewed the refurbishment plans, which details the various phases of the refurbishment works.
The UN chief hailed the progress achieved so far in the renovation operations, as well as the massive support given by the UAE and its leadership to the UN and humanitarian organisations in various areas. He said the UAE is a role model for all countries around the world in this field of work. He also praised the support given by the UAE to the UN, which allows the international organisation to accomplish its humanitarian goals. Details