Li Yong of China to be next Director General of UNIDO

I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to Dr. Li Yong on his new well earned appointment as Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. I am confident that Dr. Li Yong skills and leadership will drive UNIDO to become the lead Organization of sustainable industrial development and will address the important opportunities and challenges laying ahead in our future.I take this opportunity to look forward in working closely with him and strengthen the cooperation in benefit of the developing world. I would also like to express my deep appreciation for the outgoing UNIDO Director-General K.K. Yumkella for his great efforts over the past eight years in favor of a more sustainable world and wish him the best for his future career.Diana Battaggia