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UN resident coordinator presents credentials

By JT - Mar 12,2014 - Last updated at Mar 12,2014

AMMAN — The UN resident and humanitarian coordinator, and UNDP resident representative in Jordan, Edward Kallon, presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh on Wednesday.

“I am honoured by my appointment as resident and humanitarian coordinator to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and committed to continue supporting the government of Jordan to address humanitarian and development priorities in the country…” a UN statement quoted Kallon as saying.

Prior to taking up the new position, Kallon was the WFP’s representative and country director in Iraq from 2008 to 2012, and representative and country director in India from June 2013 to January 2014, the statement said.

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