Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon due Friday

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Photo: Collected

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Photo: Collected

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to arrive here on Friday on a brief visit. This will be his second visit to Bangladesh this year after leaving the United Nations.

The former UN chief is coming to attend the 13th convocation of Brac University which will be held at Army Stadium on Saturday afternoon, reports UNB.

President Abdul Hamid is also scheduled to attend the ceremony.        

Ban will arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport  at 7am on Friday.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will hold a meeting with the former UN chief at 11 am on Saturday. 

Ban will leave Dhaka at 6:30 pm same day.   

Earlier in July, Moon attended the ‘Dhaka Meeting of the Global Commission on Adaptation’ held in the capital. 

During his first visit to Bangladesh after leaving the UN, Brac University President and Vice-Chancellor Prof Vincent Chang invited the former UN chief who is currently the chairman of the Global Commission on Adaptation, to visit Brac University and energize students to participate further in the global arena.

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