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Executive Secretary represents UN Secretary-General at Turkish President’s inauguration

09
July
2018
Beirut , Lebanon

Beirut, 9 July (Communication and Information Unit)--The Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Mr. Mohamed Ali Alhakim, today represented the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, in Ankara, Turkey, during the inauguration ceremony of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the Presidential Palace.
 
The Turkish presidential election recently took place on 24 June as part of the 2018 general election, alongside parliamentary elections on the same day.
 
Earlier today, Mr. Alhakim attended the oath ceremony of the Turkish President which took place at the National Assembly. He also visited Anıtkabir, the Mausoleum of Ataturk, where rests the memorial tomb of the first Presient of Turkey.
 
 
For more information:
 
Nabil Abu-Dargham +961-70-99 31 44email: dargham@un.org  
Ms. Rania Harb: +96170008879  harb1@un.org
Ms. Mirna Mahfouz:  +961-70-827372   mahfouz@un.org
Mr. Haidar Fahs: +961-70-079021  haydar.fahs@un.org