Former UN Chief Kofi Annan passes away at 80

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan passes away at the age of 80 after a short illness. Kofi Annan served as the seventh Chief of UN for almost ten years from 1997 to 2006. He was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.

ALSO READ: Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

Kofi Annan’s foundation announced his death on the Twitter page:

He was born in Kumasi, Ghana and was the first secretary general to emerge from the ranks of United Nations staff.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here