Turkish President Abdullah Gul will visit United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Thursday.
Gul will arrive in Paris on Wednesday as the guest of French President Nicolas Sarkozy within the scope of ongoing "Season of Turkey" activities in France.
Gul will attend the ministerial forum of the 35th Session of the General Conference of UNESCO as a special guest upon invitation of Director General Koichiro Matsuura, and deliver the opening speech.
He will also hold a tete-a-tete meeting with UNESCO Director General Matsuura.
Delegations, which will be comprised of culture, education, development or science ministers from 193 UNESCO-member states, will attend two separate sessions that will be held within the scope of ministerial forum on October 8. Also, the new director general of UNESCO will be chosen at the 35th General Conference.