The Hon. Minister of Transportation Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has been appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations Mr. Ban ki Moon to serve as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Institute For Training And Research (UNITAR) for a Three Years Term beginning from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018.
UNITAR is an autonomous Institute established within the Framework of the United Nations for the purpose of enhancing the effectiveness of Government in achieving major objectives of the United Nations particularly for the purpose of maintaining Peace, Security and Development in developing Nations like Nigeria.
Alex Mejia, Director, Decentralized Corporation UNITAR, while presenting the letter to the Hon. Minister of Transportation on behalf of the United Nations’ Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon said that by this appointment, the Hon. Minister, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi is expected to make useful and valuable contributions to the growth and development of UNITAR and is now empowered to guide UNITAR and all its works in Nigeria.
The HON. Minister thanked the Secretary General of the United Nations for the Honour and pledged to work in accordance with the Rules and Guidelines of UNITAR and to ensure that the objectives in Nigeria are achieved.
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