Press Releases

    SG/A/773
    3 August 2001

    SECRETARY-GENERAL NAMES AMOS NGONGI (CAMEROON) AS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

     

    NEW YORK, 2 August (UN Headquarters) -- The Secretary-General has decided to appoint Mr. Amos Namanga Ngongi of Cameroon as his Special Representative for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mr. Ngongi currently serves as Deputy Executive Director of the World Food Programme and has had a distinguished career within that organization and in the diplomatic service of his country. He will succeed Mr. Kamel Morjane of Tunisia as the Secretary-General's Special Representative and will assume his functions by the end of this month.

    The Secretary-General expresses his deep appreciation for the tremendous efforts made by Mr. Morjane in bringing peace to Central Africa and wishes him well in his next important assignment.

     

     

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