SC Recommends Ban Ki-moon as Secretary-General
Security Council Recommends Foreign Minister Ban of the Republic of Korea as Secretary-General
New York, Oct 9 2006 11:00AM
The Security Council today formally chose Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon of the Republic of Korea as its nominee to be the next Secretary-General of the United Nations for a five year term when incumbent Kofi Annan steps down on 31 December.
The nomination now goes to the 192-member General Assembly for formal approval.