The first two-day Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit on science and technology begins in Astana , Kazakhstan, on Sunday reported Radio Pakistan .

President Mamnoon Hussain will represent Pakistan in the event.

The summit will evolve a unified position with a view to advancing different fields of science, technology and innovation.

Heads of state and government from around twenty-two Muslim states and delegates from around fifty-seven states will attend the summit .

The President is one of the eight Islamic world leaders to deliver their statements at the inaugural session of the summit .