ISLAMABAD, 12th March, 2016 (WAM) — Foreign Affairs adviser to the Pakistan’s Prime Minister Sartaj Aziz stated that Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be attending the Nuclear Security Summit at the invitation of US President Barack Obama to be held in Washington o March 31st.

The summit will be attended also by heads of government and state of 45 countries.

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ statement, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry attended a preparatory conference procedural matters relating to the summit such as an international effort to secure vulnerable nuclear materials, break up black markets, and detect and intercept illicitly trafficked materials.

The last summit was held in Hague in 2014.