Hanaa Singer assumes duties as the new UN Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka

Staff Writer

Colombo (News1st) – Hanaa Singer has assumed duties as the new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative in Sri Lanka. Singer presented her credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at his residence on Wednesday (September 5).

As the most senior UN official in Sri Lanka, Singer will lead the UN Country Team of 22 resident and non-resident UN Agencies and act as the representative of the UN Secretary-General in Sri Lanka.

Prior to this appointment, Singer held several senior management positions in UNICEF offices across the world, including Associate Regional Director UNICEF Geneva, as well as, Country Representative for UNICEF Syria, Nepal, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.