|Kofi Annan’s death condoled|
GUWAHATI, Aug 19 - The UN Association-Assam today condoled the death of former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan who passed away yesterday, a press release stated.
In a condolence message sent to the UN and Annan’s bereaved family, UNA-Assam president Biraj Sarma said, “Kofi Annan had contributed a lot in promoting peace and security in the world.”
Kofi Annan served two terms as Secretary General from January 1, 1997, to December 31, 2006. He and the UN were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.