The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, President of the Republic of Tunisia yesterday.
The Secretary-General and the President discussed the Government’s efforts to ensure an inclusive constitutional process, to promote economic growth and prepare for the forthcoming presidential and legislative elections in Tunisia. They discussed the importance of enhancing security in the Sahel region and Mali. They also discussed the Millennium Development Goals.
The Secretary-General praised the President for his leadership and reaffirmed the United Nations’ full support for the people of Tunisia as they strive to consolidate their democratic transition.