ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif will represent Pakistan at the fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit in Washington on Thursday.
According to sources, Prime Minister Sharif has postponed his scheduled visit to United Kingdom due to the attack. The prime minister, however, will embark on his US visit on March 29 as per schedule.
The summit will discuss the evolving threats and highlight steps to minimize the use of highly-enriched uranium.
Pakistan is one of the 53 states, besides four international observers – the United Nations, the International Atomic Energy Agency, Interpol and the European Union -invited to be part of the NSS process.
The summit also offered an opportunity for Pakistan to project its credentials in the nuclear field.
On the sidelines of the summit, PM Nawaz is expected to have a meeting with President Obama. Besides other issues, security situation in the region is likely to come up for discussion.
PM Nawaz is also likely to meet Indian PM Narendra Modi.
The premier will aware the Indian and US authorities of Indian interference in Karachi and Balochistan.