UN Secy Gen meets PM

New Delhi: UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and lauded India`s efforts on public health and sustainable development.

Ban, who is on a four-day visit, met Singh at his residence and the two are believed to have discussed a host of issues, including regional and global.

During the meeting, the UN chief lauded India`s efforts on public health and sustainable development, the Prime Minister`s Office said.

Soon after his arrival yesterday, Ban had commended India`s success in combating polio.

He had said the UN would wish to help India in dealing with polio, malaria, tetanus, measles and HIV transmission related mortality.