Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon arrived in city last night on a brief visit, his second to Bangladesh this year, after leaving the United Nations.
He will attend the 13th convocation of Brac University, to be held at the Army Stadium this afternoon, an official told the news agency.
President Abdul Hamid is also scheduled to attend the convocation ceremony.
Ban-Ki-moon arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 8:45pm. Vice-Chancellor of Brac University Professor Vincent Chang and senior foreign ministry officials were at the airport to receive the former UN chief.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will hold a meeting with the former UN chief at 11am today, an official told UNB. The meeting will be held at Hotel Radisson Blu, Dhaka. Ban will leave Dhaka at 6:30pm today.
In July, Ban Ki-moon attended the “Dhaka Meeting of the Global Commission on Adaptation” held in the capital.