ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will participate in the SAARC Summit to be held in Katmandu, Nepal, from 26 to 27 of this month and will also meet Nepalese leadership there.

This was disclosed by Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam during the weekly press briefing on Thursday.

Answering a question, she said no formal meeting with his Indian counterpart is scheduled on the sidelines of the Summit.

She rejected media reports that India had offered a bulletproof vehicle for Prime Minister Sharif. "No vehicle was offered by India, and no offer was declined," she added.

On the Pak-Afghan relations, the spokesperson said that Pakistan wants healthy and cordial relations with Kabul for peace and stability in the region.

She said recent visit of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Pakistan was in real terms a highly successful one.

Tasnim said Pakistan is carrying out several projects regarding Afghan development.

Regarding Pakistan and Russia relations, the Spokesperson said Pakistan considers Russia as an important global player, which can play a crucial role in the regional stability and development. She said our ties with Moscow are moving in upward trajectory.

On Kashmir issue, the spokesperson said Jammu and Kashmir is an established conflict and the UN Security Council provides platform to discuss the conflicts. She said Pakistan urged UN Military Observers Group for India and Pakistan to play an effective role regarding ceasefire violations.

Tasnim said Pakistan is a victim of terrorism where around 55,000 people sacrificed their lives. She said our armed forces have taken a robust action against terrorists without any distinction or discrimination.