UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld's Installation
The UN General Assembly met this afternoon to install Mr. Dag Hammarskjöld of Sweden as Secretary-General of the United Nations.
On the podium, after the swearing-in ceremony, Mr. Hammarskjöld meets the officers of the current session of the Assembly, as Mr. Trygve Lie bids them farewell. From left to right: Joao Carlos Muniz, of Brazil, Chairman of the Assembly's First (Political and Security) Committee; Jiri Nosek, of Czechoslovakia, Chairman of the Second (Economic and Financial) Committee; Tingfu F. Tsoang of China, Ahmed Galal Eldine Abdelrazek of Egypt, Henri Hoppenot of France, Tiburcio Carias of Honduras (shaking hands with Mr. Lie, whose back is to the camera; Andrei Y. Vyshynsky (shaking hands with Mr. Hammarskjöld - back to camera) of the U.S.S.R., Gladwyn Jebb of the United Kingdom, Henry Cabot Lodge of the United States, the seven Vice-Presidents of the current session Assembly; Rodolfo Munoz of Argentina, Chairman of the Assembly's Fourth (Trusteeship) Committee; Carlos P. Romulo of the Philippines, Chairman of the Fifth (Administrative and Budgetary) Committee; and Alexis Kyrou of Greece, Chairman of the Ad Hoc Political Committee. Seated at the presidential rostrum is Mr. Lester B. Pearson, of Canada, President of the Assembly during the current session.