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Ban Ki Moon to visit Pakistan tomorrow: Kerry on Aug 18

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon would be arriving in Islamabad on Saturday to assess the damage and critical situation caused by the deadly floods in Pakistan. While Chairman US Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs Senator John Kerry would come to Pakistan on August 18.

According to diplomatic sources UN secretary general office has formally apprised the Pakistani Foreign office of the Secretary General visit. Ban Ki Moon during his visit would meet with President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and would assess the damages caused by the floods. He would be briefed on the heavy loss of life and property.

It is expected that Ban Ki Moon after visiting the flood affected areas would also address a press conference in Islamabad and appeal to world community for more help.

Meanwhile Chairman US Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs Senator John Kerry who would be visiting Pakistan on August 18 would visit the flood affectees’ camps and meet with President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.

President Asif Ali Zardari and the Government of Pakistan welcoming the visit of Ban Ki Moon and Senator John Kerry said that the visit would give the chance to the two foreign dignitaries to assess and see for themselves the damages and destruction caused by the floods.



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