UN Secy Gen Ban Ki-moon to arrive in India today

October 30th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI  

Pratibha Patil

New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon will arrive here on a two-day visit today.

He is expected to hold talks on the current global financial crisis and climate change with Indian leaders.

Issues like the situation in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal will also be considered during the meeting between the two sides.

During his visit, the Secretary General will meet President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Dr. Mahmohan Singh, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Leader of Opposition LK Advani.

The visit comes just before the meeting of world leaders called by the US to discuss the financial meltdown that is threatening the economies of most countries. (ANI)

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