ISLAMABAD - President Asif Ali Zardari will lead Pakistani delegation to the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) being hosted by Iran on August 29-31, sources said on Thursday.

According to the sources, President Zardari would also meet on the sidelines of the Summit several heads of state, and other leaders including Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Apart from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, atleast 31 heads of state, 10 Foreign Ministers, four special representatives and Ambassador-level representatives of NAM member countries would attended the Summit.

Egypt's President Muhammad Morsi, Cuban leader Raul Castro and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have all confirmed they will attend. Egypt, which hosted 15th Summit, would hand rotating Chairmanship to Iran of 119 members NAM.

Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar called on Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf on Thursday and apprised him about the upcoming visit of President to Iran in connection with 16th meeting of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in Tehran.

She informed the Prime Minister about issues which are on the agenda of the Summit and briefed him about the preparation made by the Foreign Office in this regard.

The Foreign Minister also briefed the Prime Minister on World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting scheduled to be held at Tianjin, China. The Pakistani delegation would be headed by the Prime Minister.

She discussed in detail the issues that would be raised at the Forum and bilateral meetings of the Prime Minister being scheduled at the sidelines of the WEF.

The Prime Minister expressed the confidence that the Foreign Office would utilise these multinational forums to project Pakistan's position on various international and regional issues.