22 July 2008
Secretary-General
SG/SM/11713

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL WARMLY CONGRATULATES NEPALíS FIRST PRESIDENT


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:


The Secretary-General warmly congratulates Dr. Ram Baran Yadav on his election as the first President of the Republic of Nepal.† He calls on all parties to cooperate in forming a new Government which will carry forward Nepalís peace process.


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