ISLAMABAD - Director General Inter-Services Intelligence Lt Gen Ahmad Shuja Pasha is believed to have undertaken an important visit to China ostensibly to take Beijing on board ahead of crucial meeting of trilateral core group of US, Afghanistan and Pakistan to be held here today (Tuesday). Military sources neither confirmed nor denied this development by saying that DG ISI does visit foreign countries as and when required and his visit to China if confirmed could have been of great national importance. Sources in the Foreign Office also had no input, however they confirmed that senior intelligence officers of Pakistan, USA and Afghanistan would also participate in the crucial trilateral core group meeting that would mainly focus on Afghan-led peace process and its achievements as well as Pakistans potential role in making it a success story. According to diplomatic sources, the meeting would for the first time discuss the contacts made by Afghanistan and the US with Afghan Taliban and other resistance groups in the war ravaged country. Sources said that General Pashas visit to China was of great national importance from the point of view of regional peace and security in order to take Beijing on board ahead of the of crucial trilateral core group meeting. They further said that DG ISI had to skip an important meeting of Abbottabad Commission today because of his engagements abroad.