Pak PM embarks on 3-day US visit for nuke summit
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday left on a three-day visit to the US to attend the Nuclear Security Summit being hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington on April 12-13.
The official delegation accompanying Gilani includes Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
The Premier was seen off at the Chaklala airbase in Rawalpindi by the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman Gen Tariq Majid, the three service chiefs and members of the federal Cabinet.
Before his departure, Gilani held consultations yesterday with Pakistan Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in preparation for the Nuclear Security Summit.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Kalam's advisor recalls his last moments with the great scientist
- To Sir with Love: School kids pay tribute to Dr Kalam
- DNA: Complete analysis of APJ Abdul Kalam's life and achievements
- 6 leaders were in contact with Dawood Ibrahim till 26/11: Report
- Kalam's body flown to Delhi; PM, Prez lead nation in paying homage
- When UN declared Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's 79th birthday as World Students' Day
- India's 'original rocket man': Abdul Kalam's phenomenal contribution to Science
- Ready to see Shah Rukh-Salman together on-screen?
- APJ Abdul Kalam's funeral: Why Rameswaram was chosen over New Delhi?
- SC refuses stay on Yakub Memon's hanging: As it happened