RIYADH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived Saudi Arabia on a two-day visit to attend US-Arab-Islamic Summit scheduled to be held here today.
The Prime Minister is attending the summit on the invitation of Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. In addition to US President Donald Trump, fifty-five leaders of Muslim world as well as Secretary Generals of OIC, Arab League and Gulf Cooperation Council will attend the summit.
The conference will provide an opportunity to the participating countries to discuss how to overcome the menace of terrorism and extremism across the world.
It is expected to delink ‘terrorism’ from any particular religion, culture, civilization or region.
Nawaz Sharif will also join the world leaders to attend the inauguration ceremony of the World Center Against Extremism, a counter-radicalization initiative by Saudi Arabia.
Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz is also accompanying the prime minister.