30 January 2009
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12077

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

SECRETARY-GENERALíS SPECIAL ADVISER, IBRAHIM GAMBARI, TO VISIT MYANMAR


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


The Special Adviser to the Secretary-General, Ibrahim Gambari, will begin on 31 January a four-day visit to Myanmar, at the invitation of the Myanmar Government.† The Secretary-General has asked his Special Adviser to visit Myanmar to continue his consultations with the Government and other relevant parties in the implementation of the good offices mandate entrusted to the Secretary-General by the General Assembly. †He looks forward to meaningful discussions with all concerned on all the points raised during his last visit.


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