UN Secretary General Moon to arrive in India on Thursday

   Apr 25, 3:36 pm

New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon would be on a four day official visit to India from 26-29 April.

Moon, who will be visiting Delhi and Mumbai in the course of his visit, will be accompanied by his wife, Ban Soon-taek and a high-level delegation.

During the Delhi leg of his visit the Secretary General will be hosted by External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna.

He is also scheduled to meet Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and will be calling on the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh.

The Secretary General will also being conferred an honorary doctorate by Jamia Millia Islamia.

On April 28, the Secretary General will meet the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. He is also scheduled to visit some of the UN development projects being carried out in Mumbai and participate in a Millennium Development Goals related event.

This is his third visit to India after assuming the office of Secretary General in January 2007. (ANI)

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