On the eve of the United Nations Day, on Friday, October 24, 1958, His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I sent to the Secretary-General of the United Nations the following message:
“On this happy occasion of the Thirteenth Anniversary of the United Nations We take pleasure in renewing to you and to the staff of the United Nations Organization Our felicitations on the admirable record of achievements of the Organization in the last thirteen years. May the Organization continue to succeed in its efforts to secure peace in the world and to ensure the happiness and welfare of mankind. May God Almighty continue to bless the Organization for the sake of human well-being.”
Addis Ababa, October 23, 1958.
Haile Selassie I Emperor.
The Honorable Dag Hammarskjoeld,
United Nations, New York.
Speeches delivered by His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie Ist Emperor of Ethiopia on various occasions - page 79 -