Kalam an ‘inspiration’, says Ban Ki-moon

United Nations, Aug 1 (IANS) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon paid tribute to former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s “inspiration” to the world on Friday during a visit to the Indian Mission in New York as a special gesture of condolence.

Ban said: “The outpouring of grief around the world is a testament of the respect and inspiration he has garnered during and after his presidency.”

“The UN joins the people of India in sending our deepest condolences for this great statesman,” he added.

He signed a book of condolence at the mission during the visit. Over the past two days ambassadors of UN member states have been visiting the mission to sign the book and offer their condolences on the death of the Indian statesman.

 

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here