NATO on Monday endorsed plans to hand over to Afghan forces the complete responsibility of security in the war-torn country by 2013.
Ben Rhodes has said the US does not expect an agreement to be reached on the reopening of NATO supply routes.
Rasmussen said that over next two days the participants will take stock of the progress they are making in Afghanistan.
NATO on Tuesday invited Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to its crucial upcoming Chicago summit.
US said that NATO countries have decided on Pak`s participation at Chicago Summit hoping that Islamabad would be able to reopen supply routes by then.
Pakistan`s top civil and military leadership held a crucial meeting and discussed the country`s troubled relations with US.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen said 2014 would mark the end of NATO’s combat role, but not the end of its engagement with Afghanistan.
Despite a hint from NATO Secretary General, Islamabad still expects to participate in the historic gathering to discuss the Afghan endgame.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium