U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan speaks during his final news conference at the United Nations in New York December 19, 2006 - Reuters U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan speaks during his final news conference at the United Nations in New York December 19, 2006 - Reuters

Arab League secretary general mourns death of Kofi Annan

By: MENA
Sat, Aug. 18, 2018
CAIRO - 18 August 2018: Secretary-General of Arab League Ahmed Abul Gheit has mourned the death of Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan.

In press statements, Spokesman for Secretary-General of Arab League Mahmoud Afifi said Abul Gheit expressed his sincere condolences to the family of Annan, Ghanaian government and people.

Afifi underlined that Abul Gheit sent a cable of condolences to Annan's wife and the Ghanaian government, expressing his appreciation for the great commitment shown by Annan in dealing with many international issues, especially those related to the developing nations and to finding solutions to major international crises and conflicts, during his tenure as Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Abul Gheit underscored that he met with Annan on several occasions during his tenure as a permanent representative of Egypt to the United Nations in New York, Afifi added.
 
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