Nawaz in Amsterdam to attend Nuclear Security Summit

AMSTERDAM: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif reached here Sunday to attend the two-day third Nuclear Security Summit scheduled to be held in The Hague.

The summit would be attended by leaders from 53 countries, United Nations, European Union, International Atomic Energy Agency and Interpol.

The Prime Minister is accompanied by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, Syed Tariq Fatemi and Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry.

The first Nuclear Security Summit was held in Washington in April 2010 and the second one in Seoul in March 2012.

The summit is aimed at promoting nuclear security through voluntary national actions and international cooperation.

The Prime Minister will address the gathering of world leaders on March 24.

He will be one of the keynote speakers at a meeting on the future of the NSS process on March 25.