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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the death of the President of Bangladesh

New York, 20 March 2013

The Secretary-General was saddened by the death of Mr. Zillur Rahman, President of Bangladesh since 2009, who made important contributions to the country's democratic transition throughout his political life.  The Secretary-General extends his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of the President, the Government and people of Bangladesh.


Statements on 20 March 2013