UN education envoy reaches Pakistan on three-day visit
RAWALPINDI: The United Nations’ special education envoy and former British prime minister Gordon Brown arrived in Pakistan on Friday on a three-day-long visit, DawnNews reported.
Federal minister for Education and Trainings Sheikh Waqas Akram received the UN envoy at the Nur Khan, formerly Chaklala, airbase in Rawalpindi.
During his visit, Brown was expected to hold meetings with President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar among other politicians, officials and personnel representing local and international media.
The former UK prime minister would also hold a press conference in relation to the Malala Yousufzai incident, DawnNews quoted sources as saying.