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Ban discusses UN official's kidnapping with Zardari
March 07, 2009 00:44 IST
The kidnapping of United Nations High Commision for Refugees official John Solecki and setting up of UN inquiry commission to probe former Pakistan premier Benazir's Bhutto [Images] assassination were among the issues that the world body chief .
Ban-Ki-Moon [Images] has discussed with President Asif Ali Zardari [Images]. Ban, in a phone conversation with Zardari on Thursday night talked about the kidnapping of the UN official, saying no cause can be served by prolonging his abduction. Moon discussed the efforts to trace Solecki.
Moon appreciated the government's efforts and underscored the importance of the humanitarian work being done by Solecki. He stressed that no cause can be served by prolonging his abduction.