18 October 2016, Tue

Jamaat Ameer congratulates newly elected UN Secretary General Antonio Gutterres

Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami's Ameer Maqbul Ahmad has issued the following statement on 18th October 2016, congratulating and felicitating former Prime Minister of Portugal and former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Gutterres, as he has been elected as the next Secretary General of the United Nations.

I hope that under the dynamic leadership of Mr. Antonio Gutterres, the United Nations will move forward strongly to uphold peace, stability and human rights around the world.

We further expect that the newly elected UN Secretary General will be able to open a new horizon for establishing peace by resolving the existing volatile and turmoil situations in various countries across the globe. We also believe that Mr. Antonio Gutterres will take effective measures to make United Nations such a trustworthy organization, so that people from around the world can have due confidence about its capabilities.

Finally, I am wishing success and good health of newly elected Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Gutterres.