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UN envoy for HIV/AIDS to visit S. Korea - People's Daily Online

United Nations Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, Nafis Sadik, is in Seoul to meet with government officials, civic group officials and AIDS experts, the foreign ministry at United Nations said Monday.

The envoy, who is on a five-day visit to South Korea starting Monday, will meet with the country's justice and labor ministers to discuss South Korea's immigration control on HIV/AIDS-positive foreigners, the foreign ministry said..

She will also meet with civic group officials and health experts to discuss the upcoming International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP), a global conference held every two years with an aim to cure and prevent the fatal disease. The next round of the conference will be held in South Korea's port city of Busan in 2011, according to the foreign ministry.


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