Secretary-General designates Ibrahim Gambari to continue 'good offices' mandate on Myanmar

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has designated his Special Adviser on the International Compact with Iraq and Other Political Issues, Ibrahim Gambari, to continue to pursue the good offices mandate on Myanmar entrusted to the Secretary-General by the General Assembly, effective immediately.

In the discharge of his functions, Mr. Gambari will work in coordination with relevant parts of the United Nations system in order to support Myanmar's efforts in implementing relevant General Assembly resolutions.

The Secretary-General looks forward to the continued cooperation of the Government of Myanmar and all relevant parties to the national reconciliation process, with a view to making tangible progress towards the restoration of democracy and the protection of human rights in Myanmar.