As the United Nations mourns death of its former Secretary-General Kofi Annan the ILO and the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Islamabad observed a minute of silence in memory of Kofi Annan today.
The ILO and UNIC staff has gathered to reflect on life of a ‘charismatic leader’ dedicated to making the world a better place for all.
During the event the video on Kofi Annan’s legacy has been presented as well.
The United Nations Information Centre in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has the honour to convey the best wishes and sincere greetings to the People of Pakistan on the auspicious occasion of the 71st anniversary of the Independence Day.
The Secretary-General condemns the suicide attack at a polling station in Quetta claimed by Da’esh. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Pakistan. The United Nations stands in solidarity with and supports the efforts of the Government of Pakistan in the fight against terrorism.
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General
Islamabad, 18 July 2018: On the 100 anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth today, the United Nations Information Centre in partnership with the Pakistan Sweet Home paid tribute to the values and dedication to Nelson Mandela’s legacy and his services to humanity. We engaged with the underprivileged children of the Pakistan Sweet Home in several learning and recreational activities including cultural performance, screening the documentary, a quiz competition and touring an exhibition on the life and messages of the Nelson Mandela. Continue reading →