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Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Dhaka

  • Published at 11:09 pm November 22nd, 2019
Ban Ki Moon
File photo of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Collected

He will speak at the 13th convocation of Brac University

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Dhaka on a brief visit, the second visit to Bangladesh this year, after leaving the United Nations (UN).

He will attend the 13th convocation of Brac University to be held at the Army Stadium on Saturday afternoon, reports UNB.

President Abdul Hamid is also scheduled to attend the convocation ceremony.

Ban arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 8:45pm on Friday. 

Vice-Chancellor of Brac University Prof. Vincent Chang and senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs received the former UN chief at the airport.

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

Ban will join lunch to be hosted by Brac in his honour on Saturday, and will leave Dhaka at 6:30pm on the same day.

In July last, Moon attended the ‘Dhaka Meeting of the Global Commission on Adaptation’.

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.