Ban Ki-moon joked, comparing himself with Cinderella

Ban Ki-moon joked, comparing himself with Cinderella© RIA Novosti. Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

UN Secretary-General ban Ki-moon joked, comparing herself to Cinderella, because tomorrow at midnight for him, too, «all change,» reports the associated Press.

According to the Agency, addressing the diplomats of the organization, he said he feels «like Cinderella, because tomorrow at midnight everything will change».

«Tomorrow night at the New year’s eve I’ll be at the ceremony of lowering the ball in times Square (new year ceremony in the center of new York — ed). Millions of people will watch as I lose my job,» joked the head of the United Nations.

Reportedly, he also urged his colleagues to «concentrate on people — human rights and human dignity».

The head of the United Nations (UN), ban Ki-moon leaves his post on Saturday, December 31 after two five-year terms. Since 1 January, the UN Secretary General will be antónio Guterres of Portugal.

Before to join in 2007, Secretary-General of the world organization, succeeding Kofi Annan, ban Ki-moon was foreign Minister of South Korea. As a Minister, he spent two years – from January 2004 to December 2006.