UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Announces Official Visit to India

Apr 24, 0012

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Announces Official Visit to India

FROM THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL

The Secretary-General will depart New York on 25 April for his official visit to India.

His first stop will be Delhi, where he will have meetings with the senior political leadership to discuss current regional and international issues and matters of global concern.

The Secretary-General will also receive an honorary doctorate degree from Jamia Millia Islamia University.

He will then visit Mumbai, where he will meet with Prithviraj Chavan, Chief  Minister of Maharashtra, and meet with key business leaders committed to utilizing their expertise to promote the health of women and children. 

The Secretary-General will also visit health facilities where he will have the opportunity to witness first-hand the progress being made in communities through his discussions with women, children and health workers.

The visit will conclude with an event hosted by Millennium Development Goals Advocates Mukesh Ambani and Ray Chambers, which will include the participation of representatives from government, the private sector, civil society, the creative community and the United Nations.

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