Ban Ki-moon Re­ceives a High Dutch Royal Hon­our

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The Hague: UN sec­re­tary­gen­eral Ban Ki-moon was made a Knight Grand Cross of the Or­der of the Nether­lands Lion on Tues­day. At a cer­e­mony, Dutch min­is­ter of for­eign af­fairs Bert Koen­ders handed Ban the hon­our on be­half of the Dutch govern­ment, Xinhua re­ported. “You have worked tire­lessly for peace, se­cu­rity, jus­tice and de­vel­op­ment in the world,” said Koen­ders in his speech. The Or­der of the Nether­lands Lion is a high or­der of chivalry of the Nether­lands. IANS

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