Consultations held before nuclear summit


WASHINGTON: A top US official consulted his counterparts in Islamabad this week on nuclear security as the Obama administration prepared for a world nuclear summit in the United States capital next week.

The State Department said Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins visited Pakistan as the head of a US delegation to the annual meeting of the International Network for Nuclear Security Training and Support Centres (NSSC). This year, the meeting was held at the Pakistan Centre of Excellence for Nuclear Security in Islamabad from March 14 to 18.