127138The Secretary-General will depart New York on the evening of Saturday, 6 June, for a trip which will take him to Germany and Central Asia.

His first stop will be in Germany, where he will attend the official inauguration of the extension building of the World Conference Center in Bonn on Sunday, 7 June.

The following day, Monday, 8 June, he will travel to Schloss Elmau to take part in meetings on terrorism and development at the Summit of the Group of 7 with G7 partners.

While in Germany, he will also meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

On Tuesday, 9 June, the Secretary-General will arrive in Tajikistan, where he will attend the opening ceremony of the High-Level International Conference on the implementation of the International Decade, “Water for Life.”

While in the capital, Dushanbe, he will also meet with President Emomali Rahmon and will visit Lake Sarez.

The following day, Wednesday, 10 June, the Secretary-General will visit Kazakhstan, where he will participate in the Fifth Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions.

He will also meet with President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Prime Minister Karim Massimov, Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov, and Speaker of the Senate Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.

The Secretary-General will then travel to Kyrgyzstan, where on Thursday, 11 June, he will attend the opening of the International Conference on “Development of Parliamentarianism.”

He will also hold talks with President Almazbek Atambaev, Prime Minister Temir Sariev and the Speaker of Parliament, Asilbek Jeenbekov, and visit the city of Osh, where he will meet with civil society representatives and local authorities.

On Friday, 12 June, the Secretary-General will visit Uzbekistan, where he will meet with the country’s top officials, including President Islam Karimov and Foreign Minister Abdulaziz

The Secretary-General’s final stop in Central Asia will be Turkmenistan, where he will hold meetings with President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and other senior officials.

He will also address faculty and students at the International University for Humanities and Development.