31 Aug 2017
Statement by UN Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha
KABUL - As Afghans prepare to mark the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, the head of the UN family in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, wishes all Afghans a peaceful and joyous celebration.
“Eid-ul-Adha is a time of peace, which Afghans richly deserve,” said Mr. Yamamoto, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan. “We remain a committed partner and supporter of Afghans in their efforts to achieve stability, prosperity and a lasting peace.”
Mr. Yamamoto, who is also head of UNAMA (UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan) expresses the hope all Afghans will be able to celebrate the occasion with family and friends.