UN Secretary-General arrives

Islamabad: The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon will arrive here today (Tuesday) on a two day visit to Pakistan.The Secretary-General would be accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Ban Soon-taek and senior United Nations Officials.

The Secretary-General will call on the President, the Prime Minister and the Speaker of the National Assembly. He will also meet the Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs and will receive a briefing at the National Disaster Management Authority. The Secretary-General will also have a meeting with the Chief Minister of Punjab.

The Secretary-General will attend the 14th August Flag hoisting ceremony as a special guest. He will also be inaugurating the Center for International Peace and Stability at the National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad and will attend an event on youth and education.

Pakistan attaches great significance to the United Nations and accords high importance to the visit of the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. During the visit, views will be exchanged on important global and regional issues.

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