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Ban Ki-moon to visit Timor Leste

Thomas Ora, Dili
Timor Leste

August 14, 2012

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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is set to visit Timor Leste on Wednesday. During the two-day visit, Ban is scheduled to meet with President Taur Matan Ruak as well as Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao and President of the National Parliament Vicente Guterres. The UN head will also open a UN photographic exhibition at the Archive and Museum of the Timorese Resistance in the  capital Dili, visit the Cassait Primary School in Liquica district, and deliver a speech to students from the National University of Timor Leste. It will be Ban's second visit to the country, which gained independence in 2002. He visited Timor Leste for the first time in 2007.
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