UNWTO expresses its condolences on the passing of former UN Secretary-General, Boutros-Ghali

UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, expressed today, on the behalf of UNWTO, his deep sadness at the passing of Mr Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Secretary-General of the United Nations between 1992 and 1996.

“Boutros Boutros-Ghali devoted his life to the cause of peace and will always be remembered by his role in leading the UN in one of the most challenging periods of our history, the aftermath of the Cold War”.

Mr Rifai extended his deepest condolences to Mr Boutros-Ghali family, to the Egyptian people, and to the whole UN family.