Posted by: APO | 16 June 2010

UN / The Secretary-General is in Sierra Leone on the last day of his latest Africa trip.

 

UN / The Secretary-General is in Sierra Leone on the last day of his latest Africa trip.

 

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, June 16, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General is in Sierra Leone on the last day of his latest Africa trip.

He held talks with President Ernest Bai Koroma and his cabinet. They discussed Sierra Leone’s peacebuilding successes, the challenges facing the country, UN-Sierra Leone relations and the Millennium Development Goals.

 

The Secretary-General also attended the official launching of the independent Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation, which is a merger of the State broadcaster and the UN’s own radio station in the country. The Secretary-General described the launch as a milestone on the country’s march to progress. The Secretary-General met the diplomatic corps in Freetown and will also be meeting representatives of political parties, civil society and UN staff.

 

And the Secretary-General will return to New York overnight.

 

SOURCE 

United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General


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