Portugal%27s+Antonio+Guterres+set+to+be+UN+secretary+general
Thursday, 06 October 2016 - 6:36
Portugal's Antonio Guterres set to be UN secretary general
1,237

Views

UN diplomats say that Portugal's Former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next UN secretary general.

A formal vote will take place in the UN Security Council on Thursday to confirm the choice of nominee.

Guterres, who led the UN refugee agency for 10 years, will take over from Ban Ki-moon early next year.

The current Secretary-General is Ban Ki-moon of South Korea, was re-elected, unopposed, to a 2nd term on 21st of June in 2011, after his first term expired on the 31st of December in 2011.

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,666 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
56,962 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,812 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
47,209 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,424 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
106,723 Views
Top