|Published : 15 Oct 2016, 10:30:39|
IMF MD hails new UN secy gen
Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has congratulated Antonio Guterres for his selection by the General Assembly to serve as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations.
“I would like to express my wholehearted congratulations to Antonio Guterres for his selection today by the General Assembly to serve as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations. His proven leadership, both within and outside the United Nations system, and extensive experience in international relations will be vital for the United Nations in rising to meet the many challenges it faces and in supporting member states achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals," Christine Lagarde said.
“I look forward to working with him in the years to come and enabling a continued strong and effective partnership between the IMF and the United Nations," the IMF chief said.