New York

19 March 2021

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on the swearing-in of H.E. Ms. Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania

The Secretary-General extends warm congratulations to H.E. Ms. Samia Suluhu Hassan after her swearing in today as President of the United Republic of Tanzania, the country’s first female Head of State.  The Secretary-General looks forward to working with the President, including to support Tanzania's efforts towards sustainable development.  

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General