Islamabad- Pakistan has started lobbying to join the Nuclear Group , sources said.

The sources said that it has been decided at the highest level to establish contacts with all the 49 members of the Nuclear Group , to seek their support to join the club. According to the sources, consultations will also be made with friend countries, before taking any decision to sign the Nuclear Proliferation Treaty.

The sources said that during his recent telephonic conversation with US President Barrak Obama, Prime Minister Nawaz Shari also expressed his desire to join the nuclear club. After joining the club, Pakistan will have to take stringent measures to stop nuclear proliferation.

Pakistan and India, if succeed in getting membership of the nuclear club, they will be accepted as nuclear powers and they will be in a position to import uranium for peaceful and civilian nuclear purposes. The uranium could also be utilized to produce energy and medical purposes.