Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Islamabad Tuesday for a two-day visit, the state media reported Saturday.
During his stay, Ban will discuss steps for polio eradication and promotion of education, especially women education, with Pakistani leaders, Xinhua cited Radio Pakistan as saying.
According to the World Heath Organisation, Pakistan, Nigeria and Afghanistan remained polio-endemic in 2013.
The UN secretary general is expected to hold meetings with the Pakistani president, prime minister and speaker of the National Assembly among others.
Ban will also take part in the country's Independence Day celebrations Aug 14.