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Sharif to attend London conference on Afghanistan

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 Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visiting a stall during the 8th International Defense Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) at Expo Center in Karachi, Pakistan, Dec. 1, 2014. The IDEAS 2014 is an exhibition of defense equipments and weapons of 232 defense companies from across the world.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visiting a stall during the 8th International Defense Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) at Expo Center in Karachi, Pakistan, Dec. 1, 2014. The IDEAS 2014 is an exhibition of defense equipments and weapons of 232 defense companies from across the world.

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be visiting Britain to attend the London Conference on Afghanistan, a foreign ministry statement said .

The conference is scheduled to be held Dec 3-4.

British Prime Minister David Cameron had telephoned Sharif Oct 28 and invited him to participate in the conference.

The conference will be co-hosted by the British and Afghan governments.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah would attend the conference.

During the visit, Sharif would also have a bilateral interaction with the British and hold a meeting with World Bank officials.

A bilateral meeting with US Secretary of State, John Kerry is also scheduled.