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UN Secretary-General To Visit Pakistan on Feb 16

ISLAMABAD: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will be visting Pakistan from Feb 16-19.

This will be his first visit as the world body’s top official while the Secretary-General will participate in the “International Conference on 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan: A New Partnership for Solidarity” and will deliver a keynote address.

The two-day conference, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan, is being organized in Islamabad by the Government of Pakistan and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).

The UN chief will also meet President Arif Alvi on Monday. The Secretary-General would be in Lahore on Tuesday, Feb 18, where he would meet students and attend an event on Pakistan’s polio vaccination campaign.

The UN chief will also travel to Kartarpur to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib before returning to New York on Wednesday, Feb 19.