Secretary-General Kofi Annan and Sri Chinmoy greet each other at the start of the first Solemn Interfaith Service of Commitment to the Work of the United Nations, held at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City on 25 April 1997. (UN/DPI photo by Eskinder Debebe)

Sri Chinmoy offers the opening invocation at the Interfaith Service in which twenty-five religious and spiritual leaders participated. The Secretary-General and Mrs. Nane Annan are standing in the centre near the flags.